Sunday, October 7, 2012

free write#143/earliest childhood memories

i remember seeing a huge cube of ice being lifted  by two claws, off a truck once when i was very little.  it was the first and last time i saw ice being delivered to cool an old ice box.
i was very young when my mother and i rented an attic room in a big old house.  the house was built on a two story foundation.  the house was owned by three spinster sisters. mostly i remember the stairs; two flights of concrete stairs outside, 3 flights of wooden stairs inside.  the banister was a rich warm brown.  i wanted to slide down it but i don't think i ever did.

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