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Unable to Forget

One Story About Love

By Justin HigginsPublished 7 months ago 1 min read
Unable to Forget
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A lost year for sure.

Not for growth, for knowledge, for perseverance.

Not for understanding complexity, or existentialist concepts.

I, however, have learned a ton more than I bargained for

When it comes to faith, life, anxiety, fear, doubt, anger,

sadness, despair, grief, chaos, loss, stress, rage, and creativity.

Even as I have experienced these emotions and ambiguities,

it has been a lost year for love.

I have been crushed by its hold. Overwhelmed by its ferocity.

I never thought I could experience emotions as deeply.

Loving her was easy, natural, & authentic.

The realest love I have experienced.

Not having that love all 2023 has been like a decomposing corpse.

Its effects have been slow and painful.

I have been a zombie during the day and a waterfall at night.

I have wished every single day to have her back.

I have doubted my recollection of events.

I have questioned, “Did I make this up?”

I have wished to have never met her.

In spite of my mind’s weakness,

I know we were best friends.

We loved each other.

I am glad I met her.

I am glad I fell in love.

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About the Creator

Justin Higgins

Hey everyone!!! I’m looking forward to being inspired. I have always enjoyed the creative aspect of writing but only recently over the past two years have a seriously started engaging in it. I write short stories & poetry.

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  • Manisha Dhalani7 months ago

    So lovely. And boy was I nodding my head to this line "I, however, have learned a ton more than I bargained for"

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