At night in the wig shop, the models come to life. They flutter their eyelashes and smack their lips. During the day, they must hold their eyes open, pulled wide, no blinking. Their lips must be pursed just so, in a closed-mouth smile, the corners barely turned up like they are each keeping a coy secret. But at night, after the store has been locked, they can feel the cool relief of their eyelids. They can unclench their jaws, rolling them left and then right...
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"At Night in the Wig Shop" originally published at Booth
Stanford, Claire Miye
"At Night in the Wig Shop,"
Booth: Vol. 6
, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/booth/vol6/iss10/1