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She chose to believe me.I lie
I'm done with lying.
Since I knew how to properly make sentences, I’ve lied.
I’ve lied about my homework, about my house, about my parents about all sorts of things.
But never have I ever even considered lying to friends.
At least when they became mine.
I would confess everything and they just turned away.
At first, I was confused.
Why would they leave me after I told them everything?
After the 10th time I got it.
I knew why.
Because how can you be friends with a lying witch?
But I just kept on lying and lying, it was as if I was addicted.
That was until I met her.
Part of my life.
She said to me that even if I lied to her, it'd be okay.
She knew I would eventually tell the truth.
And she was right.
I told her everything I lied about and she, she didn’t walk away.
For once in my life I was forgiven for my mistakes.
I was happy.
And for her sake and my own, I stopped.
Stopping with all the lies and half-truths.
She deserved better than
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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