Posts made in November, 2011

On Trinkets and Treasures

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On Trinkets and Treasures

On Trinkets and Treasures: Rejection haunts CiCi. Still she dresses with pizzazz. And before dawn she stands facing her dresser, rummaging through a jewelry box—in search of a brass pendulum necklace. It is Monday; the day CiCi routinely travels from Southern to Northern California. A shuttle driver is expected, any minute, to take her to the airport. Everything, including her roller bag, is ready to go—everything except CiCi. Her stiff fingers untangle a hodgepodge of chains and gaudy necklaces. The pendulum is gone. Did I pack it? She wonders. Upon hearing a vehicle drive up to her house; she grabs a silver piece, and with shaky hands clasps the clunky chain around her neck. Pausing, she gazes at her reflection in the dresser mirror. HD resolution-like...

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