A collection of "found poems" based around an artifact--an auction catalog that includes both rare and everyday objects made or used by shakers. The author writes her poems "in the spirit" of the women who might have created such objects. Kelley J. White is a physician who practices at a rural health center in northern New Hampshire. She is the author of four poetry collections, "The Patient Presents" (2000), "Late" (2005), "Living in the Heart" (2006), "Toxic Environment" (2008), and four chapbooks. She was the recipient of a 2008 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grant in poetry. Dr. White is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical School. She was a member of Philadelphia's Germantown Quaker Meeting and practiced pediatrics at a community health center in the inner city for more than twenty-five years before returning to Gilford, New Hampshire, where she grew up.