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The Way We Carried Ourselves

Southword Journal (IRE), Issue 25
2013

… Crabs don’t have blood. Their bodies just separate and the little bit of ocean they have inside them dries up, and the rest of us had to wonder what had happened to James’ body, laid out on the lawn that had been our killing field and cemetery, and how long it had taken for his blood to turn hard and still inside him.

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