Today’s Prompt: You stumble upon a random letter on the path. You read it. It affects you deeply, and you wish it could be returned to the person to which it’s addressed. Write a story about this encounter.
Today’s twist: Approach this post in as few words as possible.
While, eating my lunch, I cast him a quick look. Sitting in that lonely corner of the cafe, that man in his late thirties was shedding tears.
I felt a strange urge to console him. But, before I could say anything, he stood up and went away. I too, paid my bill and headed for the door.
Passing by his table, I saw a folded paper. Out of curiosity, I opened it. It was a letter
… We are enjoying spring season here. The leaves are green and the sun is shining brightly. Everything is looking beautiful…
Mother is missing you a lot. Do write to us.
Your loving sister
The dampness of letter revealed the agony of a man. Despite living among the luxuries of life, the man was missing his homeland and the pale yellow sun of a cold winter was reminding him of all the colors of life which he had left behind.
I folded the paper and put it carefully in my pocket. I wanted to give it back to him. After all, it was his most prized possession.
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