A Disgraceful Grace
by Christopher T. Dabrowski
Translated from Polish by Magdalena Kuropatnicka
He was born limbless. He was a bald, humped dwarf. In addition to
that, a blind, deaf mute. One could say: no contact with the outside
world. That was a facade – he had the sixth sense. With it, he received
vibrations, emanations of reality: the vastness of compassion,
sympathy, the feelings of people being touched by his fate.
He felt good, he was basking in the vibrations, washing his
disability with them. He didn't want to be like the others, his sense
would be lost forever.
And then one day a man came along claiming that he was Jesus…
To prove that he was whom he professed to be, he decided to perform
a spectacular miracle.
The limbless man regained his arms, legs, sight, speech and hearing.
The hump disappeared. Hair grew out.
The Messiah was basking in the vibrations of the people deep in
Devastated, the cured man committed a suicide.
© 2020 Christopher T. Dabrowski
Christopher T. Dabrowski has published in the USA and Spain:
Anomaly (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press), Escape (2019 -
in Poland: Deathbirth (2008 - Armoryka publishing house),
Anima vilis (2010 - Initium publishing house), Grobbing
Novae Res publishing house), Deathbirth and other stories (2012
2017 - Agharta & Armoryka publishing house), Z życia Dr Abble
(2013 - Agharta publishing house), Orgazmokalipsa (2016 -
Alternatywne publishing house), Anomalia (Forma publishing
Ucieczka (2017 - Dom Horroru publishing house);
he has been included in anthologies in USA, Poland, Russia, and
and has had stories published in PLAYBOY
magazine (Slovak edition), USA, England, Czech Republic, Russia,
Argentina, Germany, Italy,
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