Booshkas are 18" cloth girl-dolls with silicone heads, hands, and feet. They are custom painted, have mohair wigs, and their hips are jointed. Each outfit is sewn by me. These girl-dolls are self sitting and their bodies are weighted. My favorite thing about these girl-dolls is the way their heads bobble.
The rag doll awoke as the change began.
She had wished for this day since she could remember.
'Good riddance," she said to her button eyes.
'I'll not miss you," she whispered to her raggedy hands.
"Farewell," she laughed as her yarn hair turned to curls.
With her new eyes open and lips in a grin, she knew.
She was almost real.