The Hidden Spring [A Short Story About a Long Life] by George R. Blow
Approx. 2,920 words.
Published on August 14, 2012.
the boy was born in a perfectly beautiful place, with a perpetually cool spring right in the center of his universe. but for some reason, the young man left to explore. and though he searched the entire world and fought valiantly to achieve his goals, nothing ever satisfied him, and he learned to live with his discontentment. finally, he sets out one more time to find his peace and happiness.