story: “A Good Man is Hard to Find”
author: Flannery O’Connor
where: Sum of Us
note: I read this story real slow today, drinking lemon ice tea. Maybe the slowest I ever read it, and in this slowness, it felt more violent than ever.
a line: “Behind them the line of woods gaped like a dark open mouth.”
theme(s): Survival, murder, the South, grace