A long time ago, before the world was created and humans set foot on it
the first time, virtues and vices wandered bored, not knowing what to
One day, they were all gathered and bored more than even when Ingenious
an idea: Why don't we play hide and seek? And all of them liked the
and immediately the mad Madness shouted:I want to count, I want to count
since no one else was crazy to seek for Madness, Madness leaned on a
and started to count, 1, 2, 3..And as Madness counted, the vices and
Tenderness hung on the horn of the moon;Treason in a pile of garbage;
Fondness curled up between the clouds; Lie said he would hide under a
but he lied and hid at the bottom of the lake;Passion went to the center
the earth; Avarice entered a sack that he ended up breaking....
And Madness continued to count, 79,80, 81,82. All the vices and virtues
already hidden by then,except for Love, whom as undecided as he is, did
know where to hide.And this should not surprise us because we all know
difficult it is to hide Love. And Madness was already at 95, 96,97.and
at the moment when she arrived at hundred,
Love jumped into a rosebush and there he hid out. And Madness shouted
coming! I'm coming!" and as she turned,the first one she saw was
Laziness,thrown to her feet because he didn't have any energy to hide.
she saw Tenderness in the horn of the Moon,and Lie at the bottom of the
lake, and Passion in the center of the earth...
Discovering them one by one, finding all of them but one.Madness was
desperate, unable to find the last missing one, until Envy,envious for
having been discovered, whispered to Madness: "You are lacking Love, and
is hiding in the rosebush."
And Madness took a wooden pitchfork, and stabbed at the rosebush, and
stabbed and stabbed, till a heartbreaking shout made her stop.
And, after the shout, Love came out covering his face with his hands,and
from between his fingers run two threads of blood, out of his eyes.
anxious to find Love had took out Love's eyes with the
pitchfork.What have I done?, what have I done? - she shouted. I have
you blind! How can I repair it? And Love answered,you can't restore my
But if you want to do something for me, you could be my guide.
From that day on, Love is blind and is always accompanied by Madness
Sent by Mr.Chandrasekhar Janga