Writing Lesson, 1874, Great Basin No Paper

Laura D. Card

Laura D. Card, “Writing Lesson, 1874, Great Basin No Paper,” Religious Educator 1, no. 1 (2000):106.

aura D. Card was a doctoral student in the University Writing Program at the University of Utah when these poems were published.

Charcoal twigs

scrape across small palms—


copied from torn scraps

of Deseret News

pasted with flour and water

onto slabs of wood.