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Hooked on wallpaper, peeling brown -- Mag 271




















©
Shers Gallagher 2015 

Hooked on wallpaper, peeling brown, is mother’s umbrella of tattered forest green. 
Strapped around its well-worn tips is a tapestry printed satchel holding memories of  
Grandmother’s curtains behind lemon waxed tables and full-tacked sofas of Chesterfield leather. 
The hats she wore were hand-braided with wide ribbon trim 
hinting of chic world travellers in her day, 
of spirited Hepburns and sultry Lauren Bacalls.

Aisling Books / Magpie Tales

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  1. Sharp, spot-on response to the prompt.

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  2. Nice, descriptive language. :-)

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  3. Especially appreciate the detail on the umbrella. So strong!

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  4. ah yes....those were the days............

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  5. What a memory.. Those days.

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  6. What great images you've created here. Delightful.

    Visit Keith's Ramblings!

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  7. They have all combined to manifest the stylish woman you no doubt are today !

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  8. Mother and grandmother remembered with style.

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