She pays a woman to tell her fortune. Her future. Says this woman is brilliant. Sees stuff. All done over the telephone. You should talk to her, she’ll tell your future, she says.
But I don’t want to know my future.
I prefer to roll along like a drunk stumbling over my own feet, responsible for my choices because not every sadness finishes in tears. I married a man after knowing him 6-months. Been married 41 years. Had four miscarriages. We adopted two orphaned brothers, aged 5 and 11. They’re my light. The boys, married, have their own children.
Blood ties have nothing to do with blood. It’s family that bonds, and this life is the way it was meant to be. It’s always felt right.
Do I believe in destiny? Reading what I have just written, I now believe . .. yes, probably.
dVerse Prosery Include the phrase “Reading what I have just written, I now believe . ..” by Louise Gluck’s Faithful and Virtuous Night. © Misky 2020