My Last Duchess
Good Morrow Cindy, good friend.
Beautiful Cindy, how long it has been since we have exchanged words. I am keeping you in my prayers. I want to share with you some of my memories of my life. Some things that have delighted me, and some that have not as much. In my early years of marriage with my husband, Duke Alfonso Ferrara, I had a happy life. The Duke would take me places I could only dream about, he would buy me beautiful clothing, and would treat me like a princess. Recently it hasn’t been like this though. The Duke is… acting different. He looks at me different, treats me like he does not even love me anymore. I guess I’m just sharing this with you because I do not know who to turn to. The Duke had a portrait painted of me, I do not know why. Maybe he is changing back to his old self, I hope. Maybe he has been acting different lately because he feels I do not appreciate him enough, or thinks too highly of himself. Whatever it is, I do not like the feeling of it because when he feels unappreciated or disrespected, he goes to drastic measures to get...