100 Words: Fear

Posted by admin - 05/01/12 at 05:01 am

“I’m not afraid of men,” Isaac said. “I’ve fought in the war, and been in fights all my life. Men don’t scare me. All a man can do is hurt your body.”

He coughed, and his wheelchair shook. I leaned forward to listen to his whispered words of wisdom.

“Short of killin’ you, anything a man can do to you will heal, and pain is only temporary. It’ll go away eventually.”

His eyes stared off into the distance, as if focusing on something through a distant window.

“But a woman…a woman is dangerous.”

— Reid Kerr also thinks knives are dangerous, but in a different way.

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