Sunday, September 19, 2010


She liked the idea of the houses we live in becoming our tombs. She said to the others, out at the bar:

"When we died they could just seal it off."

Julie and May liked the idea.

"Like the pharaohs."

"Except I wouldn't want to build a special house for it," Beth said. "Just seal off the old one, it'll be paid for."

- Brad Watson, from the story Noon (from New Stories from the South 2010)

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