Resplendence: Journal 9

I’m sitting in Susan’s office like I do every Wednesday. Everything is the same as it is when I visit—the fabulous fashion magazines, Harper’s, some issues of the New England Medical Journal, photos of her boyfriend in trendy frames, watery iced latté from Starbucks clutter her desk along with the keyboard and gigantic monitor. She likes her Vogues, lattés, and boyfriend, but I think reading the New England Medical Journal is a chore for her, that she’s in the wrong job. I overheard her say to another medical student that she came from a family of doctors and she was doing what was expected of her. I don’t think she’d tell Dr. Souza this. I know Susan is jealous of the Gold Lady, even if she wouldn’t admit it.
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Resplendence: The Finale

Resplendence Square
It has been a while since I’ve posted an entry from Resplendence, but I’m wrapping it up, bringing it to its conclusion. It’s a finished work and I’d like to get this out in book format. You saw it here first. Not really, as my fellow MFA’ers and professors from the program were the first  to see it. And it’s bound in a book, but only 5 copies exist and one of them is in my alma mater’s library. I’m skipping a few leaves, but you’ve seen enough here and I’ve got to keep something extra for a book edition. Can’t give it all away.

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