The Vital Letter

Writing 101 5th Challenge:

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.

Aimless wandering in the woods, despair rose thick in my throat.  I am so lost!

Fumbling upon a clearing with glacial rocks skewed about, a large limestone slab sat in the center. Upon this earth another rock pinned down a piece of paper that fluttered energetically to be heard.  A deliberate letter that was with me in this wayward stead.

Thee that is lost:

Do not fret. I will be with you always.

I AM