Do You Need This?

Soy latte in hand--a hot liquid celebration--I was enjoying a leisurely browse through an assortment of pretty things. A metallic pink train case! Small palettes could go here, pencils there, brushes over there, and this compartment would be perfect for creams.... "Do you need this?" A small boy's hands appeared on either side of the …

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The Purple Prom Dress

"How much is that one?"  She checked the tag on the back of the dress.  The third among the prom possibilities. "I like the purple one," her daughter said. "I can hem this one."  She examined the seams.  The difference saved would cover the week's groceries. People in line for the thrift store changerooms fidgeted …

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Drownin’ Deep Inside Your Sound

Lovely, you're always lovely "What are we watching?" He lay on the blanket beside her. A vision, you were the one He watched a falling star then noticed her silence. "Is he gone?" She nodded. Now I am stuck inside a memory You forgot about our destiny You buried me, didn't you? "Who becomes a …

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