Today’s #CleanWIP theme and collaborative article is Mail. [More info]

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~ Laurean Brooks ~
HALF-PRICE BRIDE: The spoon in her hand dripping, Louise spun around. “Marriage proposal? Who’d be proposin’ to you? Why you ain’t even courtin’ nobody.”
Anger burned in Emily’s chest. “If I was, it would be my own business.” She immediately regretted her harsh words.
Before Louise could retort, Roy asked, “Who’s the letter from, Sis?”
“A dentist. I answered a mail-order bride ad in the Commercial Appeal.” She handed him the letter and envelope.
Louise threw up her hands. “Well, in all my born days! I ain’t believin’ it. Let me see that letter.”