|Books in the house
|Before she did go she told me do's to do while she was gone. She told me to keep the fire going and to
-- to fix its bottle for it and to mind it all the time. Then she shut the door and locked it and went in the way that does go to the house of the
meeting of the roads
. I did watch her out the window. Then I did put some more wood in the fire. After that I did look looks about. There are no rows and rows and rows of books in this house, like
Angel Mother and Angel Father
had. There is only three books here. One is a cookbook and one is a doctor-book and one is a almanac. They all are on top of the cupboard most against the top of the house. They have not interest names on their backs.
Center for Electronic Studying, University of Oregon.
February 6, 2003.