Four roses

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
He never truly moved on.

Submitted: July 16, 2016

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I am here, I am here looking at her. And all I feel is sadness and pain. I am here looking at her and she can't look back at me. My breathing is getting deeper and I can feel the tears coming like the dam has broken for good. My tears fall onto her and she can't laugh and wipe them off with her hand. I see nothing but red soaking into her white dress. I count one. Two. Three. Three gun shots to her chest. 

I burst forward in a cold sweat and I could feel the nightmare trying to creep back towards the light. My wife is snoring next to me not knowing of my past. I look at the clock. 3:07. 5 hours till I have to be up to "go to work" but I'm going to her.. To visit her grave sit and leave 3 red roses. I try to fall back to sleep but fear the nightmare awaiting me back in the depths of sleep. 

8:13 a beautiful day to the north and nothing but dark black clouds so lifeless as if every star and every ounce of light has vanished from existing to the south, behind me. I bend down in my old wrinkled suit, the same one I wore that dreadful night. The dam was fix and hardened by the years so I did not let the waters break forth. I cleaned off the grave stone and read what it said out loud " Lillian west, a beautiful daughter and fiancée taken too soon by hate. She was a lovely wallflower who saw only good in life." Born 1994 April 13th died 2016 April 12th." I brought a white rose and placed it on top of her grave with a letter that would never be read. On the front said to west from east. I turned and started to walk back to my old beat up blue pick up and I heard good bye my sweetheart Richard" I turned back and saw the letter floating off in the wind. I started crying and knew that she was at peace. 


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