My first horrible short storyShe listened to the satisfying 'scratch, scratch' of the pen as it moved swiftly across the paper. She finally finished her last letter on the page, noticing that it was the only imperfect one. She crumpled it up and started again.My first horrible short story3 years ago in Previous Birthdays More Like This
She had been at this for hours, never finishing either because of daily house chores or imperfection of the letters themselves. Calligraphy had never come easy for her She longed for the good feeling of having everything come out exactly as she wanted it.
She wrote, starting over. It was a letter to her cousin whom she dearly missed. She stopped to remember the times they had shared together as children. Afterwards, she continued.
'H-o-w a-r-e y-o-u, c-o-u-s-i-n? T-h-i-n-g-s a-r-e f-i-n-e h-e-r-e i-n