Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist


We share an address book with my mother- one she started keeping in 1973- and I've been using it to write Christmas cards.  Oh the crossings out and the pastings over!  People move, then move again. They remarry and take other names. They die. Or one partner of a couple dies. Most of the people who had earthly addresses in '73 now have unearthly ones. I wish I could post a photo of a typical page; they are as eloquent of mutability and mortality as a ballade of Villon's...
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