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Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Summary

On a rainy night in the city, the speaker sees the number "5" painted in gold lettering on a red fire truck as it speeds by him toward the scene of some emergency. The number seems to demand very little notice compared to all the loud noises emitted by the truck.

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