50 word story #9: Leaving is always difficult

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Lausanne : Chevvy8

 

Her first and only love, best friend–

torn from her instantly in that accident.

 

In a stranger’s embrace, months

of her grief surged as he mirrored

her own stirring and desperate longing.

Synchronicity perhaps?

 

She agreed to have coffee in the next town.

They talked for hours.

 

Leaving was difficult…