A short period of disability can be an enlightening experience
You look at the gutter.
It is about 15 centimetres down from your right foot.
The cobblestones are wet and they seem to wink at you.
You are clutching her hand.
You tentatively advance your foot.
Your brain is telling you that you cannot do it
You continue to stare down, but your body and legs are rigid and painful.
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