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Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.
Description: To some who want to leaveit would be dullBut to us who want to staythe moment is surprising:never laxonly turning out of nowhere lastin...
Description: Everybody was wonderfulStars kept rising, pink and goldTrailing threads of breathless musicbarely out of reachHand to hand around the n...
Description: Although they remembered everything that could not be tolerated,their better natures,surfacing through waves of church-worn care,prevailed over...
Description: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxesno modern culture could survivewithout a touch of France
Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,unkind to wake the dreamer
Description: A bisque doll of a woman with her face and hands painted black. She is wearing a red plaid dress with two aprons. The doll was made in Germany in 1890-1910...
Description: Rooms remembered for what they led toWhat they shut out and how they silent sang
Description: A child could count in rounded numbersthe Christmas chance of pudding from the sky
Description: Let us be wrong in all our judgmentsAt that fine point We cannot quite believethe steps between the superstitionsThe feathers, the little e...
Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calmcaught windand spun its venom into froth, to coola Sunday afternoon in June
Description: The visionaries: slightly seeing as many improvementsas there are egos to reckon with
Description: That cottage all with melting roses —It was such fun to think ahead of it,to condition all that air with smokesudsand pick the mud out of o...
Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every daydevoted to circulating them through the same routine streetswore them thin into retirement
Description: Front view of a boy's dress made of blue and off-white windowpane check cotton with off-white batiste trim. The dress was made 1900-1910.
Description: You who were spared I talked with night but lastabout the velvet yearsI remember from the windowThe one that is blown is the one gone wild
Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no dangerexcept the possible over-minding of their own mannersor being out-voted by Activists
Description: White horses, white fences that money can't buy
Description: Hang hope still higher, let it ringSpend every care this dayfor hope itself must decorate the dream
Description: First-rate minds to write books, guide the young and lead the nationbut the target runs close to the ground
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