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Old men remind me of you.

by lillybrook on March 28, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


He isn't old and he isn't in my life anymore. Yet, when I see a certain type of man - advancing in years, more wrinkled than not - I feel this visceral ache. It's not logical; there are many reasons...

But I knew -- even when I doubted it would happen -- that I would love him when his hair was sparse and white, when he was thin wristed and feeble. I would kiss the top of his sleeping head and take a book from his trembling, aged fingers and still feel the young pounding of my heart.

We were supposed to grow old together.

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