Where is that damned sock? Man, I swear to God that the Earth is swallowing them! Look: a pile of socks and not even a pair. I cannot take this anymore. I feel like my head is going to burst out. And it also got really dark outside. Then, I went through a tunnel, following the light at the end of it. I never managed to make it. I have no idea for how long I floated between worlds. When I opened my eyes, there some young people sitting next to me. I recognized them as being my kids. We were sure you would wake up today, mom. We've finished pairing up the socks.
(Translated by Alma Teodora Miron / University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year I / Corrected by Silvia Petrescu, coordinator of the translations)
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