The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

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Blackocre

Thrifty Words Theme Challenge #5: Calamity

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That cave?” said Grandpa. He’d made the photo on a trail he’d beaten with his own feet. “It’s got blackocre. One whiff, you’re dead. Even worse? You’ll shit your pants and you’re too big a boy for that.”

Later, when mom changed his diaper, I raged against my very blood.

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Dustin T. Cox

Dustin T. Cox

Owner/Editor of Plato’s Gymnasium. I write about philosophy, politics, climate change, culture, religion, and more. https://medium.com/platos-gymnasium

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