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Tender Buttons

Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein
By: (1874-1946)

The time came when there was a birthday. Every day was no excitement and a birthday was added, it was added on Monday, this made the memory clear, this which was a speech showed the chair in the middle where there was copper.

A kind of green a game in green and nothing flat nothing quite flat and more round, nothing a particular color strangely, nothing breaking the losing of no little piece.

The teasing is tender and trying and thoughtful.

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TENDER BUTTONS

Objects · Food · Rooms

Gertrude Stein

1914

CONTENTS

OBJECTS

FOOD

ROOMS

OBJECTS

A CARAFE, THAT IS A BLIND GLASS.

A kind in glass and a cousin, a spectacle and nothing strange a single hurt color and an arrangement in a system to pointing. All this and not ordinary, not unordered in not resembling. The difference is spreading.

GLAZED GLITTER.

Nickel, what is nickel, it is originally rid of a cover.

The change in that is that red weakens an hour. The change has come. There is no search. But there is, there is that hope and that interpretation and sometime, surely any is unwelcome, sometime there is breath and there will be a sinecure and charming very charming is that clean and cleansing. Certainly glittering is handsome and convincing.

There is no gratitude in mercy and in medicine. There can be breakages in Japanese. That is no programme. That is no color chosen. It was chosen yesterday, that showed spitting and perhaps washing and polishing. It certainly showed no obligation and perhaps if borrowing is not natural there is some use in giving... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - February 3, 2014
Subject: Tender Buttons
The reader's voice, enunciation and pronunciation is exquisite.


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