|
|
|
Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
Ed's Book Blog takes a look at literature, and discussion of books.
Christmas sacrifice
email print
About this blog
By Ed Kitchen
Ed Kitchen is a columnist for the Linn County Leader and an active reader.
Recent Posts
July 7, 2014 noon
June 25, 2014 12:11 p.m.
May 29, 2014 7:08 p.m.
May 11, 2014 2:47 p.m.
May 2, 2014 8:47 a.m.
By Ed Kitchen
Dec. 28, 2012 12:35 p.m.



In honor of Chrstmas I reead Gift of the Magi by O’ Henry. It is one of those short stories that is so bitter sweet. A young couple that has very little money has only two possessions they truly treasure, the man has a pocket watch owned by his grandfather and the woman has her long luxurious hair. On Christmas Eve the woman is desperate to find the man a present. In desperation she sells her hair to afford a platinum watch chain. Satisfied that she has a good gift and returns home. The story ends when she discovers that in her man had sold his watch to get her a pair of silver combs for her hair. Talk about bitter sweet.

Recent Posts

    latest blogs

    • Community
    • National