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Damaged Heart

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Cartia was home working when the phone rang. The call was from Algernon. He wanted her to come to his place to read a letter. “What letter?” She knew someone had a plan. “A love letter Fagan received. It's real mind blowing,” Algernon. “Why would I want to read his letter. It has nothing to do with me.” “This one you should read,” he encouraged. “Is Fagan with you,” Cartia asked, not wanting to spend time alone with Algernon. She didn't want to be known as one of Algernon's pillow-talk friends. “Fagan and Orson are here.” “Fine. I'll be there, soon.” She slammed down the phone. She didn't want to go out. She wanted to stay home to finish her work. When she arrived, she was handed a folded piece of paper. Unfolding it, she began to read the scribbled words. The language enough to singe the fingers holding the paper. The malevolence was arranged haphazardly on the page was suppose to be Serafina's way of expressing her love. Cartina masked her expressions of shock,…