After All The Excitement

We took turns counting out the left-over pennies, dug out from beneath fifty year old settee cushions. The ones not left-over, found the day before when our granddaughter lost an ipod between the seats, they had clattered down into the ceramic gut of a bright pink pig.

It would do well for a girl you said; before sneaking away to your workshop and painting quotes from all her favourite books across every spare speck of curve you could find.

I picked out the silver tissue paper and the plum coloured ribbon, I knew you couldn’t wrap to save your life.



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5 Comments

  1. I find this very intriguing Carol, the coins, the piggy bank the quotes. And there is a sort of sexist undertone of ‘doing well for a girl ‘, certainly you have me thinking and I like that. Your writing is always fascinating.

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