Can you relate to death being so utterly insignificant that you would do what you wanted to do?

Half-hobbled panic and then darkness. The garden waited restlessly an old Farmall A chugged the violent soil the corn was face high and we watched through bent stalks my mother screaming and I swear he was laughing as he hammered that go stick home. Mother saw screams but we knew better and the... show more Half-hobbled panic
and then darkness.
The garden waited restlessly
an old Farmall A chugged
the violent soil
the corn was face high and we watched
through bent stalks
my mother screaming and I swear
he was laughing
as he hammered that go stick home.
Mother saw screams
but we knew better and the clouds
started to twist their green fury
over the top of the painted valley.
He couldn't walk
couldn't run
but he could ride that old tractor
like he had legs
that were not stunted and crooked and crippled
and he was laughing and we knew it
so we let him plow that field with our fingers crossed
and our hearts in our necks
and she stopped screaming
and prayed
as she watched.
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