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Mr. Bledsoe, this is my son Palmer,” said his father. ” Mr. Bledsoe nodded toward a skinny boy in overalls nearly white from washing. ” Palmer and Lucas studied each other. Palmer held out his hand. Lucas just looked at it. Feeling foolish, Palmer dropped it to his side. ” “Luke here, he don’t generally have him a whole lot of play time. ” “Mr. Bledsoe, we’re pleased to know you, sir. ” “Yessir, Mr. “Ain’t ourn no more. ” Lucas glanced at him sideways, then lowered his gaze to the ground. Palmer shook his head as though clearing the din from his ears after target practice.
I’ve been to the store,” he said. He pulled a brown paper sack from his pocket. Inside I found ten thimble-shaped chocolate mints, my favorite. From another pocket he produced a rolled band of bright red silk. “Thank you,” I said. ” “We want her to know it’s a present, don’t we? So we’ve got to tie a ribbon on it. ” He spooled off two yards of ribbon and cut it with his pocket knife. ” I chewed a mint and observed his thick horny fingers with the red silk. It was not to be. Though I was convinced that my father could design and build whatever he wished—the Brooklyn Bridge, the Taj Mahal—he could not tie a bow in this broad ribbon.
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