"Why stone?" asked the girl.
"I was alive once," said the gargoyle.
"I too laughed, played, danced, loved...
"It hurt. I cried. The pain was unbearable.
"So I turned into stone. Stone feels no pain."
The girl looked at the gargoyle silently. Then she walked away.
The gargoyle didn't.The End
on Friday, September 09, 2005 Posted by Rajesh J Advani
Another short story.