Pipe Smoking Expedition

by Angela Cockayne

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She was silent, museful, and made no motion to depart.

The inventory assembled consisted of crustacean parts, cloud drawings, ecological blueprints, shoes to walk on water, a box of bluebirds, conspiracy theories, first aid, horns of plenty, bones, dental tools, a surfboard, a sledge, a shooting star, various teeth and claws, a fringed whale fluke and satellite,