Treasure Island

Ellen Bryant Voigt

(1943 - / Virginia)

Lesson


Whenever my mother, who taught
small children forty years,
asked a question, she
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  • Erhard Hans Josef Lang (4/19/2008 8:25:00 PM)

    Some of mother nature's - or should we say here: in a natural mother's - lessons do not always come in their most refined forms - yet it is up to us to take the lessons, whatever their personal contents in the end, or leave them altogether, and stumble. (Report) Reply

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