Great Expectations

Anita Savio

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Garbed in the frills and frippery and finery of yesteryear, this decaying bride awaits the groom that never did arrive and never will. Wrinkles have consumed her face, as waiting her life: hope turned to dismay, youth to dust, gentility to jest. She remains, scorned but proud, unbendingly, in her gown of startling virgin white. Waiting, waiting for life’s fulfillment.

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