The sun was setting over the Grand Canyon, casting a warm glow over the jagged rocks and deep chasms. The air was still and quiet, except for the occasional chirp of a bird or rustle of a small animal.
In the midst of this peaceful scene, a single beer sat on the edge of the canyon, contemplating its existence. It had been sitting in a dusty old bar for years, forgotten and unloved. It longed for adventure and excitement, but all it had known was the same old routine of being poured and consumed.
As the beer gazed down into the depths of the canyon, it felt a sudden urge to jump. It would be a thrilling end to its mundane existence, to feel the rush of the wind and the thrill of the fall.
But just as it was about to take the plunge, the beer realized that life was worth living. It had so much to experience, so many different people to meet and flavors to taste. It didn’t want to miss out on all the possibilities that lay ahead.
So the beer decided to stay put, and wait for someone to come along and give it the chance to fulfill its potential.
And sure enough, a young couple came strolling along the canyon rim, admiring the view. The woman spotted the beer and picked it up, brushing off the dust.
“Hey, look at this!” she exclaimed to her partner. “It’s a beer!”
The man took the beer and examined it, a look of confusion on his face. “It’s been here for a while,” he said. “I don’t know if it’s still good.”
But the woman was determined. “Come on, let’s give it a try,” she said. “It’s a beautiful evening, and a beer is just the thing to complete the experience.”
So the man popped the top off the beer, and the couple took a sip. The beer was a little stale and flat, but it didn’t matter. It had finally found a purpose, and it was grateful for the chance to be enjoyed.
As the couple drank and laughed, the beer realized that it had made the right decision. Life was full of possibilities, and it was ready to embrace them all. And as the sun set over the Grand Canyon, the beer knew that it had found a new home, and a new beginning.
Write a short creative essay of at least 500 words about a beer that contemplated jumping into the Grand Canyon but just before jumping realized that life was worth living. Then someone drank that beer.