"Child's Burial Moccasin, 19th Century, Found With Other Artifacts in Cave" by Hunter Madsen

"Child's Burial Moccasin, 19th Century, Found With Other Artifacts in Cave"

   
"All the leaves stuck out their tongues;/ I shook the softening chalk of my bones,/ Saying,/ Snail, snail, glister me forward,/ Bird, soft-sigh me home,/ Worm, be with me./ This is my hard time." 
    - Arthur Roethke, "The Lost Son" (1948)

  

TITLE -
 "Child's Burial Moccasin, 19th Century, Found With Other Artifacts in Cave"
WHERE - From my father's collection, San Diego, California (2015)