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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Hallows Everyday 15


Dink a cup of tea and consider your question. Finish the tea and 
peer into the cup, observe...

One leaf alone, alone you'll be,
Two together, the altar you''ll see;
Three in groups, your wish you'll gain,
Four, a letter from a loving swain; 
Five, good news a letter will bring,
Six in a row, an engagement ring;
Seven together, great fortune awaits
For you, so say the Tea-cup Fates;
Bring you company, great and small;
Tea leaves many and dotted fine
Are of bad luck the surest sign;
Tea leaves few and clean the rim,
Your cup with joy o'erflows the brim.

Hallowe'en Hilarity, 1924

Blessings dark and deep!

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