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The Psychic Was Right (Samuel Jones-Bastrop, LA)

"I'm studying abroad!"
I thought defiantly as I churned
The deepest internal eye roll
I could muster.
"You will not leave here;
Who you need to meet is already in Lafayette."
She said with the plainness
Of having done this a thousand times before.
I like psychics, I really do.
I even believe in them. However,
I have a problem with anybody telling me
What I can and cannot do--
Smokey eye/turban combo or not.
"I'll show her," I affirmed to myself,
"I've worked too hard!"
Yet, I'm still here.
I had totally forgotten about her prediction
Until recently. I mean,
That was back in 2011 and
I thought she meant THAT summer.
"You will both come together and create something wonderful."
Girl, get out of town.


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