Paper Ephemera

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“Lot of 100 Random Vintage Kodak Found Old Photos Family Snapshots”

in the corners of the
internet
I find discarded
photos

available
to the highest bidder
singly and in batches

“125 Old Photos Huge Lot BW Vintage Photographs Snapshots Antique peoples”

a black-and-white photo of a yawning girl
a yellowed print of children
smiling
in the snow

faded images and
scrawled notes
forsaken
when a bloodline ended

or descendants rushing
to escape
unwanted
pieces of themselves

“Lot of 50+ Original Random Found Old Photos Vintage Snapshots black and white”

when I look upon these
kaleidoscopic memories of other
people’s lives
I hope what they represent
lives on somewhere

even if only in
the subconsciousness
of half forgotten
dreams

“12 Vintage Old 1930’s Photo Booth Pictures Pretty Women Woman Girls Hairstyles”

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