|Finding the tracks of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
|While I did talk with him, the
did call. I went in.
followed after. She made him go out the other door. I went too. I went to get the potatoes the mamma wanted for supper. I got them out of a sack in the
. When she did make prepares to peel the potatoes, the mamma reached away back in the cook-table drawer for the
. When she did reach so far back, she did feel the track of
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
. Then she pulled it out real quick. She threw it out the window. When I went to pick it up, it was broken into eleven pieces. I did gather up all the pieces. They got a little bit wet from tears that trickled down my nose. When I did get the pieces together, I did put them in the back part of the
Center for Electronic Studying, University of Oregon.
February 6, 2003.