All that glisters is not gold used to just be a line in a play that he couldn't admit he'd read.
In Newport, it had a whole new meaning.
The sunshine seemed brighter, or maybe it was just that the streets were cleaner and the water bluer.
But what really glittered were the people. They wore precious metals and gems like they were cheap plastic, but even the diamond sparkle couldn't compete with the white smiles and the silky hair.
He'd been dazzled at first, but it didn't take long to realize that all the shine made the shadows darker.