The postcard from Afghanistan came in the mail today. I’d given him one card for every day of his deployment.
It had been four weeks since the last one arrived.
Tears came as I read it and reread it again, searching for the words that weren’t there. “I love you.”
This is Alec’s first submission to 50-Word Stories. He resides with his wife and two young boys in Caledon Village, Ontario.