Lit Up
Published in

Lit Up

The Fortune Teller

A flash fiction Tarot reading

“Elderly woman with care worn face laughs in black and white photo” by Cristian Newman on Unsplash

The old gypsy woman pointed to the chair and snapped, “Siddown.”

The ladder-back creaked as Roger sank into it. Scooting forward to the red-draped table, feeling the chair wobble beneath him, he wondered how old this thing was. Maybe as old as the woman herself. Would it crumble beneath him? Would her wrinkled face and toothless smirk dissolve into ether…

Welcome to Lit Up -The Land of Little Tales. Here you can read and submit short stories, flash fiction, poetry - in brief, your own legend. We're starting little. But that's how all big stories begin.

Recommended from Medium

Your Little Monkey

I am the Difference

Riyadh, King Khaled International Airport, Thursday, 19:10

The Monarch

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Dale E. Lehman

Dale E. Lehman

Award-winning author of mysteries, science fiction, humor, and more. Get “The Fibonacci Murders” free:

More from Medium