Tuesday, September 27, 2011

And So I Did.



She looked nothing like Ummi in that hospital bed. Not her long hair. Not her curly lashes. But every single difference, reminded me of her.

I didn't see it coming.

I should have. Because when her grip on my hands felt like Ummi's, ... and the look in her eyes cut through me like Ummi's ... I couldn't breathe.

Praying that it would hide me enough ... I looked away. But something filled my chest I had to get out of there. And run.

But as far as I wished my feet would take me, I could feel the memories flushing right through my veins ... one by one.

All at once.

Go ahead take over me. Go ahead make me cry.

And so I did Mi.

Like there was no one watching.

Like you just died all over again.

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