Monday, February 24, 2014

The Fortune Teller

In a dark and hazy room, peering into a crystal ball, 
the mystic delivered grave news.

"There's no easy way to tell you this, so I'll just be blunt.

Prepare yourself to be a widow. 

Your husband will die a violent and horrible death this year."

Visibly shaken, Laura stared at the woman's lined face, then at the single flickering candle, then down at her hands.

She took a few deep breaths to compose herself and to stop her mind racing.

She simply had to know.  

She met the Fortune Teller's gaze, 
steadied her voice and asked,

"Will I be acquitted?"

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