She wanted to play mas so badly, she saved up her money for a pretty costume with beads and sequins and large plumage. Only he took a religious dive - or so she thought. He would even refuse a glass of wine at the dinner table.
Until come October; one of her friends told her she had seen him in Tobago, having a whale of a time with another woman She couldn't believe her ears but her eyes deceived her not. There was the photo of him in all his bacchanal glory with his new chosen in true carnival style.
That's it she decided. She was signing up for a costume in any section where her office buddies would be playing. She didn't care if it was two strings and a feather. This year’s a different thing, I’ll not think of you. We are done! DONE DEAL © gillena cox 2023
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“This year’s a different thing, –I’ll not think of you.” from Charlotte Mew
in a prose writing not more than 144 words