Written by Minoti Sahu

 

 

Virtues of Poison

Cyanide was quick, arsenic tasteless.

She had prepared the food with great care, making
his favorite dishes. He was a genius at mixing
incredible drinks.
"Dinner's ready," she called.
They sat opposite each other. She served them both.
He proposed a toast "To life!"
She raised her glass to her mouth as he started eating.