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Reunited in Love

A Story of Homecoming-If walls could talk

By Nedelcu AlinaPublished about a year ago 4 min read
Reunited in Love
Photo by Ezra Jeffrey-Comeau on Unsplash

If walls could talk, I would have a story to tell, a story unlike any other. I am the wall of a small cottage in a lush and verdant valley. I have stood here for generations, watching the world go by, and I have seen more love, joy, and heartache than I could ever have imagined.

I was built in the early 1700s when this valley was wild and untamed. The cottage was a simple affair, a place for a family to call home. Over the years, the house grew and changed, but I remained a steadfast and unchanging presence, bearing witness to all the milestones and memories of those who lived here.

And then, one day, a young couple came to live in the cottage. They were deeply in love, and I could feel their happiness whenever they were near. They were always smiling, always laughing, always together. But then, tragedy struck, and the young man was called away to fight in a war. He left the valley, leaving behind his love, heartache, and promise to return.

And return he did, years later, with a heart full of love and a mind full of memories. He had fought in battles and seen the horrors of war, and he was forever changed. But still, he came back to the cottage, back to the woman he loved, back to the life they had dreamed of.

The young man's return home was a moment that I will never forget. He had been away for so long, fighting in battles and experiencing the horrors of war. And yet, despite all that he had been through, he came back, back to the valley, back to the cottage, back to the woman he loved.

I remember the day he returned as if it were yesterday. The sun was shining, and a light breeze blew through the valley. The young woman was out in the garden, tending to her flowers, when she heard the sound of hoofbeats on the road. She looked up, and there he was, riding towards her on a magnificent stallion, his hair blowing in the wind, a smile on his face.

She sprinted towards him with tears streaming down her face as he gracefully dismounted from his horse. He opened his arms wide and embraced her tightly. Their bodies finally reunited after so much time apart. They hugged each other for an eternity, neither wanting to let go. I could feel their joy, relief, happiness, and love.

And then, they walked hand in hand back to the cottage, their love shining bright, their hearts beating as one. They had both been through so much, but they were together again, and nothing could keep them apart.

The day was a blur of laughter, tears, reminiscences, and catching up. They sat together on the porch, watching the sunset over the valley, their love more vital than ever. And as the night fell and the stars came out, they went inside, ready to start their life together again.

It was a day of reunion, of hope, of love. And I was there, a silent witness to all that had transpired, my walls holding the memory of that day, their passion, their joy, forever.

And so they grew old together, living a life filled with love, laughter, and memories. They had children, they had grandchildren, and they had a family. And I was there, watching, always watching, always bearing witness to their love.

Now, the cottage is gone, replaced by a quaint bed and breakfast. But I remain a silent witness to the most incredible love story the valley has ever known. And even though the world and the valley have changed, I can still feel that young couple's spirit, love, laughter, heartache, and joy.

So if you ever find yourself in this lush and verdant valley, and you see an old stone wall standing by a quaint bed and breakfast, take a moment to reflect on all I have seen and heard. If walls could talk, I would have a story, a tale of love and laughter, tears and memories, a tale of the human heart and all its complexities.

And so, as time passes, I stand here, proud and strong, a monument to all given before me. The world continues to change, but I remain a silent witness to all that has happened and to all that will happen. I have seen love blossom, I have seen tears fall, I have seen life come full circle. And I will continue to stand here, a symbol of the timelessness of love, the enduring power of memories, and the strength of the human spirit.

And who knows, another young couple will come along one day, and their love story will add to the tapestry of tales woven into my walls. If walls could talk, I would have an account, a story of love, life, and all it means to be human.

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Nedelcu Alina

Life’s short, eat the cake 🍰

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  • Liviu Romanabout a year ago

    Great story!

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