The Existence of ?

Our physical existence, our “flesh cage imparfait,” is tangible, a corporeal entity; it is present, discernible by touch, possesses organs, venules, despaired brows, ankles, etc.

Our physical existence exists.

Pause for introspection.

The mutilated specimen above, discovered amongst supermarket-branded synthetic plastics and potential hobo garments and/or decorative home furnishings on 67th St. and 1st Ave. last Saturday, exists, as well.

I know because I felt it, became it; I am it.

[suggestion: second introspective pause.]

It’s — no — My purpose for existence, my _________, shall soon be revealed.

niko krommydas

Niko Krommydas has written for Tasting Table, BeerAdvocate, Munchies, and First We Feast. He is editor of Craft Beer New York, an app for the iPhone, and a columnist for Yankee Brew News. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.