September 18, 2014
My new assignment for Writing 101: You discover a letter on a path that affects you deeply. Today, write about this encounter. And your twist? Be as succinct as possible.
She pulls the letter from her coat pocket (tap, tap, tap). It caught her eye on the way indoors, so she scooped it up (scraatch, scraatch).
It will take courage for you to stop.”
She briefly lays the letter on the sink as she searches for a dollar bill.
“…recognize that you will lose me, your career, everything.”
She runs the water in the sink so no one hears her (snort).
She tosses the letter in the trash, and wipes her nose.
She smooths out her skirt as she exits the teachers’ lounge.