Erin Davis lives and writes in Spokane, Washington.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
She had sewn for the others so often before. So when she made an outfit for me, The chubby redhead granddaughter, Not the cute skinny blonde one, I was beside myself. It was yellow and polyester With a synthetic lace collar And it made my skin all red and itchy. It wasn’t all that pretty And it didn’t feel natural. But it was real. And I would rather have felt Its roughness on my skin Than nothing at all.