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DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
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Short story: Blue

  • By Rain Chudori-Soerjoatmodjo

| Sun, December 28 2008 | 10:41 am

PREMIUM I forgot which summer it was, the divorce or the affair, but I had set my eyes on a pair of blue shoes that I had seen in a small store that had just opened in the U district; nanny had brought me there specifically to buy me new school shoes. My old ones were worn out and the soles were loose. Also, father thought those shoes were inadequate for a young lady of my age. The convers...