Published: August 18, 2015
A toddler will unsteadily wander about, picking up random objects. This acquisitive trait regularly results in attempts at items too heavy and too numerous. Walking, an act still in development, becomes overburdened. Inevitably things are dropped, sometimes hurting toes, or worse. Do we ever outgrow this impulse to acquire beyond our capabilities?
4 short stories, a series of American tragedies.