Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Water Under the Bridge

It's been a long month, and I've been working on my Chain Story (which should be up soon), but I wanted to offer this bit below.  I've done a couple like it, but it's modeled after the short 3-6 sentence short stories in some of Hemingway's Short Story books.  I wrote one back in April of 2007 called The Rat's Nest and another one in April of 2009 called So Many Night's Ago.

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I loved you, but I found someone else to share the life with me I wanted for us. It was near impossible to let go, and I still wonder how things would have come out between us, but I couldn't wait for you any longer. I'd have been a fool to. The life I have now is so happy and so wonderful that it's hard not to think about how things could have been with you.  I wonder sometimes where you are now and think about calling, but I know you wouldn't answer.  Even if I could muster the courage to make that call and wish you luck in finding the happiness I wanted for us in someone you could stand.