Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

Wedding Bands

GiaB writing prompt #2–13: jewelry

Photo by Nikola Fahlandt on Unsplash

“I have sold all of my jewelry, and some of yours, too,” he said on a recent call. “All I have left is my wedding band.”

When I left Lebanon, we said “I love you” and kissed because it was familiar. He urged me to be careful because he had always treated me like a child, and I…




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Josie ElBiry

Josie ElBiry

3x Top Writer “This Happened to Me”. Creative nonfiction, short fiction and poetry. Thank you for reading.

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