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You’re a Kid

A short story

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You’re a kid. You’re a boy. And you’re twelve. Or nine or ten. You’re ten. And you’re alone, walking the streets. Because you’re lost. And it’s not a nice street. It’s a warehouse district street or an alley street. And you feel a vague hollowness in your belly and tingling in your fingertips. And there’re holes in your green tennis shoes. Little rocks keep getting in them, and you keep…

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