Short Stories

No More Black Dresses

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No More Black Dresses

No More Black Dresses by Maria Rey de Souza Mrs. Hemingway traveled through a hurricane of silk scarves, black dresses, and 4-inch heels until she finally reached her daughter’s room. “It’s the wrong color,” complained an irritable Maggie.  Her mother, Janice Hemingway, was standing in the doorway of Maggie’s room with an elegant, rich colored blue-green gown in hand.  “If it isn’t black, I’m going to look like a cow at prom!” What silly words coming from the mouth of a size 6. “It was the last dress that they had that was this design at the shop, Honey” responded a perplexed Janice.  Wasn’t Maggie supposed be captivated by the gown that had almost broke her bank?  She...

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