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Standing there, in the cold driving rain. Looking down upon the feet, those big feet that feel so heavy, that seem to move so slowly these days. Can’t move, paralyzed…The wind grows stronger, faster, more powerful than he ever thought possible. A crack in the dirt below. Tiny at first, can’t see it but knows it is there, just knows it by instinct. Then he can see it, see it all right…It’s big Oh God Oh God Oh God it’s growing so big. …

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W.R. Hammons

West Texas, NYU and Newsweek Alumnus Writing and Running from Boulder, Colorado to Austin, Texas and The Great Beyond. Bill’s List site is www.wrhammons.com.