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Lackadaisical omens

50-word Microfiction on the prompt “signs”

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“Look, a black cat, it’s bad luck,” said Lily, while crossing the road.

“I consider superstition gibberish,” responded Mary.

A car suddenly zoomed at them, while they froze, speechless.

“Drunken driving,” said the officer.

Mary had escaped unscathed.

Lily’s service was quiet and sad.

Mary never took omens lightly thereafter.

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Tired of a normal life. Afraid of a different one. I’ve taken refuge in Poetry and dreams. Aspiring Aspirer.

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