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The Woman Said This Would Happen

Last year, something strange happened to me. I met a woman at a writing conference after giving a poetry lecture and she asked me if I wanted to have my cards read. In fact, now that I think about it, it wasn’t so much as her asking me, but rather her telling me that I needed to sit down and have a session with her. Most people that know me, know that I believe in fate, that I believe in love, that I believe that everything happens for a reason. I think that people are put in our lives for specific reasons and that we take something from each and every encounter we have with them. So when this opportunity presented itself, I didn’t think twice about it. I sat down in an empty room with her and she read my cards, detailing the next year of my life. She told me some things that I laughed at, things that I never thought I’d have a fighting chance with, and then she told me some things that immediately made my heart fall, that took my breath away. It was one of the first times in