The Circumference of Our Extremities by George Kalamaras A similar account noted enlarged inguinal glands. It suggested acquiring the slight height advantage of a spider monkey. The head louse found on scalps of Native American mummies is distinct from that of our modern heads, but no one knows why. Might an insufficient malady require a quantity of forced religious affliction? Asclepius, son of Apollo, discerned a fatal epidemic of typhus among the upper of the lower classes. Let me inscribe the boils on your back with a voice that respects each of our own family histories. Yes, it’s Sunday. Yes, examining sputum, stools, and urine may not bring us closer to a why and a how come , but it may show us how we portion ourselves out. The complex system of everyone’s difficulty makes possible the circumstance of our extremities. We call the Aphrodite species of worms sea mice , due to their appearance. Fan worms keep sand grains in two sacs below the mouth an
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