White department store box with printed green paisley cardboard taped to box lid and bottom, top piece bearing “open this side up” written in felt tip marker. Box contains layers of tissue with Lenny’s memorial poem under first layer of tissue and “Silent Love” beneath the second layer. Silent Love book is green with pink construction paper and dark blue chiffon and red string tied around center. Center page has rose leaves and petals inside, signed. Lenny’s poem envelope is wrapped in neutral chiffon containing white card. Poem typed in long column on left hand side of page of 8.5x11 typewriter paper folded top to recto, bottom to verso around card and wrapped in black chiffon band. Leaf wrapped in square of chiffon inside card. Paisley cardboard loose on bottom of box.
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Sent to, and donated to the Poetry Collection by, Ellen Marie Helinka.
Etlinger, Amelia, 1933-1987, “Silent Love,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed September 25, 2020, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/52264.