Heirloom

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Heirloom

Two sets of tea cups wait
in the cupboard for use.

One evokes “elegance,”
the other “quaint.”

One asks for
green tea with honey,

the other for
Earl Grey and one

lump of sugar or two.
One might qualify

as fine china.
The other’s charm

already fills the
empty space within.

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