He had worked on the box a long time, and when he finished it he had scratched on the top, MASON TARWATER, WITH GOD, and had climbed into it where it stood on the back porch and had lain there for some time, nothing showing but his stomach which rose over the top like overleavened bread.

– “You Can’t Be Any Poorer Than Dead,” The Complete Stories, by Flannery O’Connor

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