Sunday, October 30, 2011

Katori Hall: Hurt Village

Holding up a jar of fleas, which keep bouncing against the lid, she explains, "After 'bout a week the fleas stop jumpin' so high cause they know they gone bump they head. That's when you take off the lid. The fleas could jump out but because they done got tired of hurtin' theyself they won't jump no higher than the lid. Ain't nothin' holdin' them in, but they thank so."

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