Then Something Changed.

He is still as handsome as the day we met.

Tall build. Brown hair. Sharp jawline. Long nose. Pink lips.

Whenever we were together, I couldn’t focus on anything else. And when we were apart, I would think of him with overwhelming fondness.

Then something changed.

He changed.

That same fondness was replaced with gut-wrenching despair.

Lately, he is not as attentive nor has he made me laugh in days. Instead of spending hours talking on the phone, I find myself crying into his voicemail. But worst of all, he has been hiding his green eyes, no matter how many times I ask him to look at me. 

Nevertheless, I still love him.

I have not seen him in over a week and while I’ve missed him, I’ve been dreading today with every fiber of my being. I wait until the crowd around him disperses before I approach him. He’s being more quiet than usual, but I expected as much. There’s a lot that I want to get out of my chest, but I cannot bring myself to ruin the moment. So I choose the next best thing.

I slowly inch forward and bend down to place one last kiss on his cold cheek. He doesn’t react. Defeated, I force myself to walk away from the open casket.

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26 thoughts on “Then Something Changed.

      • That message is for you,dear.Sorry to confuse you.I have faith that one day you’ll be able to get what you desire because you truly deserve it.Enjoy the process. Embrace the journey.

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