J. Robert King


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Cicada

Grandpa had been a job printer. He stood now beneath the maple tree and its sharp-edged embossments of leaves, and pointed to the empty amber shell that had once been a huge and grotesque insect but now was nothing. “Cicada,” he said. They came every seven years, like the plague of Exodus. And, as though […]

September 1st, 2012
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