Sunday, January 31, 2010

I Remember

I remember walking down that path when it was just you and I. We held hands, laughing, telling jokes, just happy to be together..

Best friends...

Life was so simple...

The wind blew softly through the trees, the sun shone gently beneath the waving leaves. We sat on the smooth grey rocks for hours telling each other stories, reminiscing about our days without a single care in the world.

And when we weren't sitting, we were roller blading through the shadows as fast as we could. We were invincible! Nothing could touch us, nothing could stop us! I remember thinking that I never wanted the happiness, the care free attitude, the peace to end. I just wanted to keep soaring, keep flying, with you right by my side.

All the things we said, and even things never spoken we understood as if they were shouted out loud. When something went wrong, I never had to explain myself. You just got it. All of our weird habits and secret codes were the true manifestation of our friendship--only we understood, and that was all that mattered.

So what happened? Where did the simple sunny days and laughter go? I searched for your voice, your smile yet somehow it kept eluding my grasp. I would reach out to catch it and just as soon as it was in my hand, it was gone... just like you...

2 comments:

  1. I'm sorry that you lost a good friend. When children are still young, things are less complicated and so friendships just "go" - they are less complex. Once they grow up, other things can get in the way and mess things up. :`(

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  2. Yea, its a bit sad... its not so much that I lost a friend but we grew a lot apart... kinda hard to bridge the gap.

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