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God can't make His fingers work

by tsalagirl on April 8, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

inspired by a passage in Sherman Alexie's FLIGHT: "Maybe God looks down on earth and sees the bad guys and tries to pick them up. Maybe he wants to squish them like bugs. But God's arthritis is so bad he can't make his fingers work."


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