The Gift

Sara gave me a beautiful gift,
a bowl, maybe a type of basket,
dark wood, the upper part
seemed braided, or had a braid design.
The lid was topped by a frog.

From Indonesia?

In my thank you note I told her
I would be very sensitive
as to what I placed in her gift.

On the outside back of the envelope
I printed, in quotation marks:
"a pigeon feather, a marble."



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