“Why would anyone want to send me a gift like this? And the sender’s name is not on the parcel.”

“Turn it back.”

“I can, but I am …. well, a little scared…”

“What are you afraid of?”

“I used to be a good marksman, and have killed several deer during my hunting expeditions. My family enjoyed deer meatballs in gravy.”

“So, now what?”

“I have three children.”

“So?”  She was losing patience.

“They are on a jungle safari this week. Well, doesn’t it seem like a bad omen? In my culture, nobody sends a gift like this one ….”


#writephoto by Sue Vincent


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