I saw you the other day.
I was driving down a road on a time I normally don’t, in a huge city, and you passed right by me in your car.
I don’t know if you saw me, but I saw you. I hadn’t seen you in a long time. But that day, in this big city, on that road, at that time, we passed each other.
And all of a sudden it was fresh again. The feelings I keep thinking are gone and worked through just pop up again like it all happened yesterday. I felt sadness and a sense of loss, still, after all this time.
Like I still miss you. I still can’t believe you left me. I can’t believe you chose someone else.
When we were together I never once pictured a time when you might be holding someone else at night, like you were holding me, like you are probably holding her now.
I was so sure it could never happen, like I knew the ending of a story I had read in my favorite book a thousand times.
I was so sure.
I was wrong like I’ve been so many times before about things I thought I was certain of.
Maybe this feeling will never leave. I fear it will never go away like a coffee stain on my favorite white t-shirt.
Love doesn’t ever go anywhere, even when the physical world breaks you apart from someone.
It’s all still like a dream that I woke up from, falling to floor of the truth after floating in what I thought was real. I guess you never felt the same about me as I did about you. I must have made it all up in a reality that I had created just to pretend.
I try to be happy for you.
If this is what you want, then it’s what I want. Above all else, the only meaning of true love is without conditions, which means that love doesn’t need to be returned.
Today, I want nothing from you but for you to follow your heart always, wherever that takes you.
Today you are only just a passing car in my life. Here one moment and gone the next like a stranger, like you were never even there.
That is how things are today.
The one thing I am grateful for is that I got the chance to experience loving you, even though it was one sided.
I wish you everything you dream for in life.
My love and prayers are always with you, my passing car.