Fictions
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Fictions

Her Last Letter

Sometimes mail runs late

Photo by Ethan Hoover on Unsplash

He had not been expecting a letter. In fact, it had been years since he had seen a letter; everyone he knew sent e-mail or text messages now. For a moment he simply stared at the envelope as if he had discovered an ancient Sanskrit tablet.

This letter, however, was more than just a figurative relic of a bygone era. It was postmarked November 18, 1996, almost 23 years…

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Paul Combs

Paul Combs

Writer, bookseller, would-be roadie for the E Street Band. My ultimate goal is to make books as popular in Texas as high school football...it may take a while.