Sometimes, what we deem “fate”
is just foolishness.
She walked in off the street asking
if they were hiring.
And, coincidentally, they were.
She had a good resume, credentials
and, more importantly, she exuded
warmth with an earnest smile.
Just perfect for the front desk person.
No one bothered to do background check
or to call her references.
If they had, they might have gotten some
inkling into the kind of damage
she was capable of inflicting.
And maybe, just maybe they could have
saved themselves some pain.