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|Perhaps the same as today
Written by Caron
(4/1/2006 10:00 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Ch.1: Two questions: on poetry, and what JA meant, penned by Line
As a child, I could "draw" - sure I could - bunnies and cats and houses. Especially houses with windows and smoke rising from a crooked chimney. My grandmother provided scrap paper and crayons for me. I come from a family of "drawers" on both sides, so I must have been a great disappointment in that area!
As I grew older, I began to realize that my talent peaked with the houses and the trees. No sketches of lovers or anything else for that matter. To this day I would never be able to get down onto paper anything beyond a house with a crooked chimney and a tree outside with a stick-figure cat in the branches.
That is what I believe she is saying as she is covering a lot of ground from Catherine's childhood to becoming a young woman.
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