He tried his best to bring a little bit of home with him each time he visited her. Flowers from her garden. Pictures of the children. And the letters.
They had only been dating two months when he got his marching orders, but they knew there would be tomorrow. So he wrote. Every day. Words of tenderness and words of fear. Testing the waters of a new love while worlds apart. Then came the homecoming. Reconnecting hands and hearts. They both thought the next fifty years would not be nearly enough time.
Now, labored breathing and the machine’s hum broke the silence. Breath for breath his matched hers as fingers entwined. A lifetime of memories danced about the room. First kisses, and a promise to love forever. Then came doubt, a misunderstanding and room for regret to linger between the then and now. Years later, a chance meeting and a love reborn. Now he wondered how he would live without her. Could he live without her? Breath for breath he matched hers, brushed hair from her eyes and breathed in her scent as he sat wrapped in her love and waited...
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