A Hazel Stick for Catherine Ann

A Hazel Stick for Catherine Ann The father recalls a stick he fashioned for his young daughter. What was fleeting (gone), enduring (kept), animate (salmon) and inanimate (hazel twig) turned an everyday event into something remarkable. Compared to ephemeral natural examples (the living mother-of-pearl of a salmon/ just out of the water)the emblematic stick’s colourings were more enduring; it kept […]