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Write about a treasured possession that you own and describe why it is meaningful to you. In the palm of my hands lays my most treasured possession; a gold chain. Its heavy weight is easily

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Treasured Possession Coursework

Write about a treasured possession that you own and describe why it is meaningful to you.

In the palm of my hands lays my most treasured possession; a gold chain. Its heavy weight is easily distinguished, pressing softly at the skin of my palm. It glistens infrequently as the daylight looms past ridges in the chain. Its subtle yet attentive charm is hidden but is unfolded through the feel and look of the gold chain. As fingers are brushed against the silky ridges, a rich and solid texture is revealed. As eyes glance across the chain, a sumptuous and luxurious appearance is given. Lastly, the interwoven segments of gold demonstrate strength equal to the thickest of ropes.

The chain was given to me by my grandmother just days before she passed away due to lung cancer. The chain was originally bought by my great grandmother during the first World War. In the early twenty-first century a possession such as this would have been worth a fortune and more. You would expect the chain to have been sold for a fortune but it was something that was always going to be special and

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