Tag: make believe


If I were a seamstress, I would work in the theater. My hair would be long, wavy, and tucked into a bun with those sticks, or maybe an ornate pin. I would wear tunic tops and gaucho pants, but not linen. It’s too heavy and it wrinkles. I’d smell like roses and tobacco. If I…

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There was a little girl at Starbucks this morning. ¬†School uniform, braided hair, she was sitting in one of the chairs by the shelf of coffee and designer cups. ¬†She must have been asked to wait there while her mom got, what I’m sure was much needed, caffeine. I noticed her because she was sort…

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