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Madame Chamberlaine: A Visit to Miss Kokosh

Tzipi Wolner

“Madame, where are we off to today?” I asked as I struggled to keep up with Madame Chamberlaine’s long pink shoes. “To Miss Kokosh. Hurry along because she is quite upset about something.” Shuly and I looked at each other. Miss Kokosh? What kind of a name was that?

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Madame stopped in front of an eight-foot high, purple fence. “Wow, this is unusual,” I said as I looked through the slats. Inside, the front lawn was popping with colorful flowers almost as tall as me! Fake flamingos were scattered all over, some standing on one foot and some in middle of dancing. Madame pushed the gate open and walked up the cobblestoned pathway. We reached a bright yellow door. “I thought Miss Kokosh would have a brown door or at least a cinnamon-smelling door,” Shuly said. Madame smiled and pulled a long, tasseled rope.


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