DP Daily Prompts: Brevity Pulls

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“I would have written a shorter letter, but I didn’t have time.” Blaise Pascal(did Pascal mean a longer letter?)

Where do you fall on the brevity/verbosity spectrum?

Sometimes I have nothing to say when I’m writing a letter, so I begin by writing how are you? And end by regards,there are a few reasons for being this brief :a) I’m not thrilled to write to this person; b) I don’t want this person to have any weapon against me, if I write too much my inner feeling may be exposed; c) my fingers don’t want the trouble of writing.

Also when I’m sitting in an exam hall and the questions before me needs short and to the point answers if I don’t  I have the danger of losing points for beating around the bush.

This is where I choose brevity.

When I choose verbosity, it is because I like this person so I won’t hesitate to write from kittens to what I had for dinner and who we entertained. When I’m finished I’m amazed to see how long it is, the other party has to be interested before I write that much.

In conclusion I’d say I am in the middle,because everything depends on who the letter is addressed to.

365 Writing Prompts: No Fair

Tell us about something you think is terribly unfair— and explain how you would rectify it.

What was terribly unfair was when my mom told me, she could only afford to get new clothes for my older sister for our “Eid” celebration.”

I rectified by telling her, it was not fair, I said I won’t wear the clothes she bought for me two months ago, I want new clothes .

She had to buy new clothes for me too!

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