Sacrifices Made for Love

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munsi
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Sacrifices Made for Love

Post by munsi » Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:58 am

He loved her, truly and deeply.

She was growing older, more noticeably each day, but he couldn’t imagine life without her.

So year after year he made excuses not to go.

A little longer, surely, couldn’t hurt. She was his life, and nobody would notice.

But eventually, inevitably, somebody did.

And men came to escort him to the hospital, for a test or two to figure out why he didn’t seem to age.

And two tests became five, ten, hundreds.

And days became decades.

He knows he’ll never be free. He hates what his life’s become.

But he regrets nothing.

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Re: Sacrifices Made for Love

Post by dreamrock » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:26 am

Aw. :( Deliciously sad.
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Re: Sacrifices Made for Love

Post by flyawaybefree » Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:35 pm

the disadvantage of immortality...
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
-Dr. Seuss

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