Influenced by a fellow blogger, I’ve decided to devote the next few (or more) Fridays to drabbles. What is a drabble? Well, quoting that fellow blogger, Stevil , “a drabble is a very short story of exactly 100 words.”
Just as Steve does when he drabbles, I invite you to participate and suggest you tag your post with ‘Friday Drabble’ and use the hashtag #fridaydrabble on Twitter.
She watched from the window, while the mailman opened the mailbox and placed items inside it. Black smoke spewed from the mail truck muffler, as the mailman moved on to the next house.
She knew the chances were great; the letter was in the mailbox.
The information she would receive was already known by those who sent the letter. The news was in the universe and things were changing. Yet, until she received the information herself, her life remained unchanged.
In a sense, time stood still for her.
Closing her eyes and taking a deep breath, she opened the door.