Jacob Lawrence, "The Apartment" (1943)
Jacob Lawrence, The Apartment (1943)
Can a Game Be Literature?

Mark's Pages

January 18, 2010:

I've saved things she made by hand. Knitted rugs, an image of a farmhouse constructed with thread sewn through canvas.

Things she loved enough to keep. Band medallions from high school, 1960 Singer sewing machine, her father's hat, my cub scout badges.

When I'm gone, no-one will know what these objects mean. That's the sad thing about thrift shops. Family members donate their loved ones' memories.