Shortest Engagement in History
“What kind of juggery is this?”
“Are you saying I am a deceiver?”
“What? Just because you have a sleigh of hand?”
“Who are you calling a trickster?”
“No one. I just wanted to know whose juggery this is.”
“It was mine.”
“You’re quite a trickster, aren’t you?”
“Are you calling me a cheat?”
“Definitely not. I am calling you a talent, and asking you to teach me.
“Are we friends or not?”
“Yes, but it is going to cost you.”
“If it costs me, it’s the end of the friendship.”
“What do you want to know?”
“How do you do it?”
“I was born with it. Natural talent, and my folks worked for the circus.”
“So you one of those.”
“I sure am, and I am sorry but we only teach our family.”
“I barely know you.”
“But now you know I’m a risk taker. Isn’t that important?
“It sure is.”
“So we are getting married?”
“You would fit well into the family for sure.”
“Is that a yes?”
“It is an ‘I’ll think about it.””
Shortest engagement in history;
they needed a young woman for a con on Tuesday.
Copyright © Caren Krutsinger | Year Posted 2019
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