[Robert Underwood] Johnson
2But it is unspeakably sad to see the sorrow & heartache of little Helen & Wanda. Child love the finest divinest thing on earth. Night after night Helen tells her mother that "My Bup came to me & took me in his arms & kissed me. He is not sick any more but he is strong & carried me as he used to do before" Then sobbing she asks her mother why grandpa cant come in the daytime as he does at night. Of course I have now to care for both farms & leisure for writing will be less than ever still I hope to snatch some hours for literary work. It is now so snowy and late I fear I shall not be able to get into the Canon this season. I think however
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