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untitled"Holy Mary, mother of God."
The halogen flickered as
He stood, clutching a rod
Of steel and plastic.
The bathroom tiles--porcelain and glass--squeaked as he swayed.
"...record highs in the triple digits..." they squeaked.
"Blessed art thou amongst women," in a rushed, hushed sigh.
His voice stumbled along in its hoarseness. A raspiness of one far older than himself.
His grip on the displaced curtain rod--steel and plastic--faltered for a second.
He swayed in the hot summer wind of the air conditioning unit.
His mind wandered.
"Hail Mary, full of grace."
The halogen flickered. On. Off.
On and off. Rhythmatically
To the heartbeat of the news report.
"...suffering from frequent brown-outs, stemming from..."
His mind wandered to stories brother had read to him.
"We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert,-"
He forced himself to concentrate.
A bead of sweat grew heavy.
On. Off. He shrugged in bewilderment. A million LED lights blinked once in terro
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