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Tears smudged fresh ink on the paper. She replaced her quill, carefully blotted the damp patches; blowing on them until they were dry and sealed the letter. Her heart ached as she handed it on. The long process had begun again. It would be months before she would receive reply.
By Sarah ©2017
Prompt: Sammi Cox, A Month Of Mini Writing Challenges – 2 September 2017. Task: Write a story in 50 words that is set in the past.