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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 12, Number 3, September 2018
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Adelaide B. Shaw
Millbrook, New York, USA


Secrets

A box of photos from Dad's house. A box of his memories, captured in sepia and black and white. Are they family or friends? Some of each, I suppose. I recognize my father in some photos. A young man with dark hair and protruding ears. A short man, five feet five inches at the most, and always impeccably dressed. A tailor whose only advertisement was himself.

three young men
leaning shoulder to shoulder . . .
why do they smile?
at summer girls passing by
or the thought of a grappa?

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