It didn’t come yesterday and the hole in her heart worried that it might not come today either. Sarah remembered. He always forgot. Sarah believed. He never cared.
But Sarah’s hope, the wish she clung to, pushed her out the door one more time. Belief that today might be the day sustained her as she began her daily journey, shuffling slowly and deliberately along the long path to her mailbox.
The flash word is “come” and the upper limit is 100 words. My offering is 70 words.
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