A Quiet Root

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“Natural History” by Harryette Mullen

Enclosed in their fragile dome, a bunch of big-boned lizards that never glanced at a hominid, never voted in an election, never built a machine, composed a melody, or solved an equation. Neither have they pondered the meaning of life, nor funded their retirement.

Read it in A Gathering of the Tribes

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