When dreams become a refuge from a loveless marriage

Excerpt from Magic Within

The Magic Within, by Manal Shakir

IMG_6759_The scene before Adnan was familiar. Childhood memories flooded his mind as he stared at the tent’s bright red-and-yellow-striped tarp. Long ago he had visited a circus with his father and the magic that had ensued within the great tent was now returning mysteriously, in a manner as bizarre as a dream. Bright lights beckoned him to enter, but he could not recall how or when he got there.

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