Coyote with Broken Mouth

Ed Newman
7 min readFeb 10, 2019

Part One of a Longer Black Hills Story

Photo by Maher El Aridi on Unsplash

August 2015

The rotund Gordy Hamilton began sweating the moment he shut off the engine and stepped out of his air-conditioned Honda CRV into the Badlands sun. In minutes rivulets of perspiration were flowing off his face, dampening his shirt.

He and Doris had just finished that painfully boring drive across the prairie from…

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