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Two on a Rant

The cake calls to me, its icing as smooth as a baby’s skin, with its 5 layers of hypnotic lusciousness. A rec room, filled with relatives telling jokes, rumbles with their laughter.  Two strapping lads keep out the people who insist on joining a private party.  

One by one, people walk over to greet me.  A few dance the jig to raucous Irish music.  

Dear God!  That one looks just like my husband with his thick head of wavy chocolate-brown hair, those deep blue eyes, and a smile that could steal the heart of a nun!  My mind meanders away, the sounds of merriment fading.

My husband, rest his soul, used the word “privileged” to describe my childhood.

 “Clara,” he’d say with a chuckle.  “You can’t go around treating the world like you own it.”

“You are my world,”  I’d reply, starry-eyed.

He’d flash that smile and say…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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