A spray of holly leaves and berries tied with a red ribbon is centered on the card. Gold line drawings frame the illustration.The message on the back of the postcard reads: Dear Friend. We have your book "Afterwhiles." We like all of the poems, because they seem so much like real life. Wishing you a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year. Your little friend Marjorie Lechleitner Spokane, Ohio no.