Frank Lloyd Wrong

“We hired you because of your vision, James,” said the senior partner.  “We gave you an opportunity here. You knew the importance of this project to the firm.”

“And this is what you bring us,” said the junior partner. “This…I don’t know what to call it.”

The drawing lay unrolled on the conference table between them. James could see the angry red pencil marks, circles and x’s.

James wanted to tell them about Frank Lloyd Wright’s cherished vision, the mile-high Chicago tower.

He wanted to tell them about the dream he’d had. But he said nothing.

They wouldn’t understand.

 

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