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Description: Personal Artifact “First Guitar” My most cherished possession is an old, slightly warped blond guitar. The first instrument I taught myself how to play. It is a Madeira folk guitar, all scuffed and scratched and finger-printed. At the top is a bramble of copper-wound strings, each one hooked through the eye of a silver tuning key. The strings are stretched down a long, slim neck, its
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Unformatted text preview: frets tarnished, and the wood worn by years of fingers pressing chords and picking notes. The body of the Madeira is shaped like the sway of a horses backs. The blond wood has been chipped and gouged to gray, particularly where the pick guard fell off years ago. No, it's not a beautiful instrument, but it still lets me make music, and for that I will always treasure it....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course ENGLISH Ao3 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '11 term at Faculty of English Commerce Ain Shams University.

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