Relics, or Tin Can Collection
Item 1: Hospital blanket, bloodied.
Item 2: Lock of baby hair, blonde.
Item 24: Favourite childhood toy (“Gah Bah”), small plush ‘Garfield’ doll. Eyes missing.
Item 521: Homemade kite, retrieved from tree. String broken.
Item 1401: First pet, ‘Woofy’. Kelpie-terrier cross. Brown fur. Deceased.
Item 1623: Mix tape, gift from ex-girlfriend. Discarded in roadside sewage drain, retrieved. Working.
Item 2450: Two Granny Smith apples, decomposed. Found in supermarket parking space. Dropped from shopping bag, rolled under car. Cause of accident. (With original stickers.)
Item 2451: Plaster leg cast, signed by friends/family. Note from best friend: ‘Next time, let the apples go!’
Item 4719: Dental braces, used. Fitted to a girl’s mouth. Pink.
Item 5842: Graduation gown, black.
Item 5843: Spare keys to Honda Civic, white. (First car, graduation present.)
Item 5844: Brake line taken from Honda Civic, white.
Item 5849: Toe tag from Fairview Hospital morgue. Records date of birth, date of death, cause of death, identifying features. (With original string.)