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Literature
The Stick People
In a town called Rushing Water, there lived a woodcarver with no face.
When we were small, my brothers and I, Daddy would sometimes take us to visit her. We would sit there at her kitchen table, amazed, as this woman with no eyes and indeed no nose or mouth would pour out our tea without spilling a drop.
I was frightened of her because she looked so strange, so grotesque. All the other days of my life, I encountered people with faces square faces, oval faces, faces round and smiling like the moon with slanted eyes or big dark ones or little beady bird eyes. Snub noses, Romans or long, thin, birdlike ones like mine. Yet here was a woman with none of that or any of the faculties that come with those organs.
As a little girl, I dreaded our visits to the faceless woodcarver. But now that I've grown up I miss most all the memories of my childhood, even the somewhat unpleasant ones, so I sometimes let them wander through my mind even when they aren't invited. So I remember the woodcarv
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Woodcarver Wolf howling 1 in bog oak by woodcarve Woodcarver Wolf howling 1 in bog oak :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 185 21 moose 1c by woodcarve moose 1c :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 154 20 Woodcarver Eagle with salmon in progress 18 by woodcarve Woodcarver Eagle with salmon in progress 18 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 152 32 Eagle by woodcarve Eagle :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 95 21 Moose bull fighting1 by woodcarve Moose bull fighting1 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 95 36 Artisans - Woodcarver by MJWilliam Artisans - Woodcarver :iconmjwilliam:MJWilliam 155 75 Deer bugling by woodcarve Deer bugling :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 77 5 Tussock by ElliPuukangas Tussock :iconellipuukangas:ElliPuukangas 183 8 Wild boar by woodcarve Wild boar :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 65 17 Moose bull fighting in black and white by woodcarve Moose bull fighting in black and white :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 59 15 Moose 1 pic2 by woodcarve Moose 1 pic2 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 67 14 Woodcarver Eagle by woodcarve Woodcarver Eagle :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 57 13 woodcarver footwarmer by woodcarve woodcarver footwarmer :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 55 20 Alpine ibex in progress 7 by woodcarve Alpine ibex in progress 7 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 48 14 Eagle with salmon4 by woodcarve Eagle with salmon4 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 39 9 Woodcarver puma 1 by woodcarve Woodcarver puma 1 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 41 6 Alpine Ibex in progress12 by woodcarve Alpine Ibex in progress12 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 24 12 moose Bull fighting in progress6 by woodcarve moose Bull fighting in progress6 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 25 6 Shield for wild boar teeth by woodcarve Shield for wild boar teeth :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 62 7 AP: Ellis Fey by Ribbon-Knight AP: Ellis Fey :iconribbon-knight:Ribbon-Knight 13 147 Woodcarver Eagle with salmon in progress 19 by woodcarve Woodcarver Eagle with salmon in progress 19 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 36 2 Scratch by LynxGriffin Scratch :iconlynxgriffin:LynxGriffin 17 3 Woodcarver Eagle with salmon in progress 16 by woodcarve Woodcarver Eagle with salmon in progress 16 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 36 6 Woodcarver Eagle in progress10 making feather by woodcarve Woodcarver Eagle in progress10 making feather :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 49 19 Bull fighting in progress4 by woodcarve Bull fighting in progress4 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 34 8 eagle with salmon in progress9 by woodcarve eagle with salmon in progress9 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 29 12 Boar fishing salmon 2 in bog oak by woodcarve Boar fishing salmon 2 in bog oak :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 28 11 Dolphin3 by woodcarve Dolphin3 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 29 5 Woodcarver Frisian horse2 in bogoak by woodcarve Woodcarver Frisian horse2 in bogoak :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 27 17 Eagle in progress 15 by woodcarve Eagle in progress 15 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 34 10 Woodenshoes on footwarmer by woodcarve Woodenshoes on footwarmer :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 34 7 Woodcarver Wildboar 1a by woodcarve Woodcarver Wildboar 1a :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 42 10 Moose bull fighting in progress8 top view by woodcarve Moose bull fighting in progress8 top view :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 22 11 Woodcarver Eagle with salmon in progress 20 by woodcarve Woodcarver Eagle with salmon in progress 20 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 29 5 Alpine Ibex in progress 23 by woodcarve Alpine Ibex in progress 23 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 25 18 Horse in progress2 by woodcarve Horse in progress2 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 30 11 face study II by TwigsCorner face study II :icontwigscorner:TwigsCorner 26 18 Bighornsheep 5 by woodcarve Bighornsheep 5 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 27 4 Woodcarver Black panther in bog oak by woodcarve Woodcarver Black panther in bog oak :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 17 3 moose 1d by woodcarve moose 1d :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 27 2 moose bull fighting in progress7 by woodcarve moose bull fighting in progress7 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 59 12 moose 1f by woodcarve moose 1f :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 20 7 Woodcarver tools by woodcarve Woodcarver tools :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 20 6 face study by TwigsCorner face study :icontwigscorner:TwigsCorner 22 10 woodcarver moose in detail by woodcarve woodcarver moose in detail :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 26 6 Bighornsheep 3 by woodcarve Bighornsheep 3 :iconwoodcarve:woodcarve 28 9