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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 10, Number 1, March 2016


Kala Ramesh
Pune, Maharashtra, India

The Old Album

Her favourite things were the blue tickle frock, which had moon holes all around the waist, and the hole book, which she would rotate as far as it would go, hooked between her first finger and the thumb. She was very ticklish and anticipating one she would break into peals of laughter. I would often try this little game on her, and see her continue smiling and gurgling softly even in her sleep.

I flip through the old album, searching for a picture of her in that blue frock . . . I don't find one anywhere.

good ol' tumbler
I wrap my hands around
warm coffee



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