Debra Kaufman: The Distance between Mobile and Chicago

Half Bride, by Mary Hatch, 2002, oil on canvas, 16” x 16”

 

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The Distance between Mobile and Chicago

Fashions spill from all my closets— velvet gowns, furred miniskirts, cashmere sweaters, a full-length sable coat— fabrics I hope will keep me warm in this godforsaken climate he moved us to. […]