Tuesday, December 27, 2016

I CAN'T CRY JUST LIKE THAT

"I can't cry just like that", he said, "you gonna have to slap me around me a little if we gonna get these tears into the jar and turf it off the cliff and satisfy Poseidon". So she slapped him around good, back and front handed. He was getting red-faced and trembling in the lip a little, but it wasn't coming fast enough. She grabbed a poker out the fire and started thinking about terrible things she could come up with about his mother and about the the puppy dog that had died the day after Christmas when he was five.

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