UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO LINKS
From: The Walnut-Cracking Machine.
mr ambrose ran the nursery down the road
grew trees and bushes mainly
no flowers that i recall he had one hand
and a hook where the other hand should have been
he could trim a bush efficiently
i liked to watch him do it
there was a touch of horror
to the watching which i enjoyed
he's dead now but just yesterday i thought of him as i passed the place
his nursery used to be and i wondered did they bury the hook with him
and isn't it strange to think of his bones and his hook lying there in the dark
coffin and finally just
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