Coming Of Age
Abigail retrieved a box from the attic. She placed it in front of her grandmother. The old woman opened the top, her veined hands slow and methodological. She removed object after object without explanation. Then she pulled a broken ceramic angel from the bottom, both wings clipped from her back.
The old woman smiled at her granddaughter, patting the girl's cheek.
"This is all you need to know about men."
3 March 2013
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