Coming Upon An Unusual Cast Iron Sculpture With a Hand and A What? ***Picture It and Write

Ever see something pop right out of the ground? Bet’cha not. And neither did these two fellers until…

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Coming Upon An Unusual Cast Iron Sculpture With a Hand and A What?

Jay, is that a Bible in that hand?
Nah, Frank, t’ain’t no Bible at all.
Well, Jay, what d’ya think it is?
Well, first of all, so ya know, it’s genu-wine cast iron.
Okie-doke. So?
And it’s a statue, sort of.
Well, Jay, that’s pretty dern sort of obvious. So, what’s yer point?
T’ain’t no point, but t’ain’t no Bible.
Then what is it?
Well, I know this, I’m told it’s got her whole life in it.
What’cha mean her whole life?
Well, ev’rything she ever writ, ev’ry picture she ever had, ev’ry bill she ever paid,
       taxes, ev’rything. Ev’rything is in that.
Nah, Jay, say it t’ain’t true.
But it t’is.
Then what iz zit?
You wouldn’t believe it if I told ya.
Is it like a miniature crypt with her ashes in it?
Sort of.
Well, go’wan.
It’s one of those external hard drives.
No way. I didn’t think she even drove…

Randy Mazie

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