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“A Day in the Life of a Dinner Plate with Decorative Ambitions,” by Miriam Jayaratna

Aug 20th, 2021 | By

6:03am: In my recurring dream, I’ve been transformed from a dinner plate into a decorative plate. I’m mounted on the kitchen wall, imperiously looking down at the workaday dishware as they toil away. No one speaks to me. No one places anything upon me. Passersby admire my rendering of the Queen Mum on her 90th birthday.