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closets

Skin’s the least of me. – Theodore Roethke

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it’s not easy to hacksaw a secret
into 206 splinter-marrowed pieces,

but she’s no stranger to per… 25 more words

That's some solid Scrimshaw

I haven’t had much exposure to pilsners, and now I feel kind of silly for it. 165 more words

Beer

Scrimshaw with a difference

If you’ve ever wondered what the folks used to do in a few minutes of downtime before everybody had a smart phone to fiddle with – it was a spot of scrimshaw. 228 more words

Norfolk

American Scrimshaw on Sperm Whale Tooth

This pair of scrimshaw are engraved ivory from a baby sperm whale from the mid 1800’s. They were commissioned by Abbott Lawerence, contemporary of Abraham Lincoln, and depict the Stars and Stripes and a whaling scene.

2000 euro for the pair.

The Strange Case of the Stone in the Night

Awake

At snow white candle,

at round table

Sired for wounding,

Or so it feels,

A beast of field & stream

This pelt makes it real: 65 more words

Poetry