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Tumbledown

July 30, 2009

At one moment, I was progressing forward, and the next, tumbling toward the ground, clutching my phone to my chest, letting my knee and right hand take the brunt of the impact. I rolled, but I suspect it was all that much more graceful in my mind.

A block later, I ducked in a doorway out of the fog and wind. I did not have that far to go, but my body, already stiff from impact and cold, made it all seem so much further.

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