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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 9, Number 3, September 2015


Lynn Edge
Tivoli, Texas, USA

Gifts From My Mother

First she gave me the pie safe which is now painted wedgwood blue to match my kitchen. Then she gave me a secretary desk bought from a friend who needed money. It shows scuffs and scratches from my now-grown children riding their plastic trikes around the living room. Later came the French Provincial dresser with an off-white finish. The varnish has dulled, but compared to today's furniture, its drawers of dove-tailed construction slide open easily.

shafts of autumn light
her castoffs
become my vintage



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