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The Helmet-maker’s Wife (After a sculpture by Rodin)

Reading Time: < 1 minute She who was once his beautiful young wife looks out at the flat northern sky, the vertical rise of industrial smoke, a broken scarecrow in a fallow field, a solitary magpie on a tree stump, the rusted creaking garden gate, empty snail shells along the path, a fine layer of dust along the window sill            […]