the button vase

By natalia segal


Mrs. Boob stuffs me onto a small yellow bus. The children push and shove. I cram into a seat and squeze against the window.

"Te, tolstaya carova," the rose-cheeked boy squawks. You're a fat cow.

It's good to hear a Russian voice again.





National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication Data

Out of Print

Edition: 1st Canadian ed.
Names: Segal, Natalia
            The button vase / Natalia Segal.
Publisher: Life Rattle Press, Toronto 2007
Series: New Publishers Series, ISSN 1713-8981

ISBN: 978-1-897161-46-3

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