In Them Trees, A Southern Dystopian Story

by Miranda Brumbaugh in ,


“Hush! If you don’t be quiet, those mad dogs’ll hear, and they’ll tear through the floor boards and git you!”

And of course as a child you laid silently still, sick to sleep afraid you’ll get chewed on by some wild animal, a beast. Forget hanging a foot over the bed. If a floor wouldn’t stop them, then a bed wouldn’t be any sort of issue.

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