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Let's tell the future

Just to keep zotz entertained.

Predictions, by Suzanne Vega

Let's tell the future
Let's see how it's been done.
By numbers (arithmancy). By mirrors (catoptromancy). By water (hydromancy).
By dots made at random on paper (geomancy).

By salt (halomancy). By dice (cleromancy).
By meal (aleuromancy, alphitomancy). By mice (myomancy).
By dough of cakes (crithomancy).
By sacrificial fire (pyromancy).

By fountains (pegomancy). By fishes (ichthyomancy).
Writing in ashes (tephramancy).
Birds (orniscopy, ornithomancy). Herbs (botanomancy).
Smoke from the altar (capnomancy).

A suspended ring (dactyliomancy) or the mode of laughing (geloscopy)
Pebbles drawn from a heap (psephomancy)
One of these things
Will tell you something.

Let's tell the future
Let's see how it's been done.
By dreams (oneiromancy). By the features (anthroposcopy). By letters (onomancy, nomancy).
By dropping hot wax into water (ceromancy).

By nails reflecting the rays of the sun (onychomancy).
By walking in a circle (gyromancy).
By red hot iron (sideromancy).
By passages in books (stichomancy).
A balanced hatchet (axinomancy).

A suspended ring or the mode of laughing
Pebbles drawn from a heap
One of these things
Will tell you something.

Let's tell the future
Let's see how it's been done.
How it's been done.

And she missed out:-
Divination by oracles, theomancy; by the Bible, Bibliomancy; by ghosts, psychomancy; by crystal gazing, crystallomancy; by shadows or manes, sciomancy; by appearances in the air, aëromancy, chaomancy; by the stars at birth, genethliacs; by meteors, meteoromancy; by winds, austromancy; by sacrificial appearances, aruspicy ( or haruspicy), hieromancy, hieroscopy; by the entrails of animals sacrificed, extispicy, hieromancy; by the entrails of a human sacrifice, anthropomancy; by a cock picking up grains, alectryomancy ( or alectoromancy); by snakes, ophiomancy; by a wand, rhabdomancy; by lead, molybdomancy; by arrows, belomancy; by a balanced sieve, coscinomancy; by precious stones, lithomancy; by pebbles, pessomancy; by the hand, palmistry, chiromancy; by drawing lots, sortilege; by ventriloquism, gastromancy; by currents, bletonism; by the color and peculiarities of wine, œnomancy; by the shoulder blade, scapulimancy or scapulomancy, omoplatoscopy.

So there.