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Tag: Seasons

  • The Midwinter Marriage

    Three men asked me to marry them. I said yes to them all. Vernon March whisked me to the altar in the month which matched his name. His courtship had soothed me like a breeze, flattered me into a flutter. I wore a green gown with a wreathe of violets and primroses. They wilted nearly as fast as the marriage. First of my friends to be seduced, I boasted about my man. Ah, that Spring. Read more [...]