Gyroscope Review 16-2 - Page 21

CLEARING, LIBERTY WASHINGTON by Roberta Feins Sunny field by the river squared with knotted wire, grass apron-high, peopled by bees and two lilacs, one white, one lavender in full flower, but without the house whose woman planted them, without a jelly glass to hold their spires on a wooden table next to a dish of peas. Isn’t this the way you’d rather be remembered? Not “Wife” or “Mother” but as lilacs, full fragrant in the senses of a stranger on a late spring day. Gyroscope Review - page 11 !