The Ones We Don’t Get to Keep

There’s beauty in letting someone walk out of your life

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We would see each other only twice the entire duration of our college years. The letters came and went.

He passed through my life leaving me with nothing but memories of a trip to Port Aransas and a love of Bladerunner and Lyle Lovett.

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You remember what his hair smells like. What his hands look like down to the small scar at the bottom of his thumb on his left hand. The smirk that turns into a slightly crooked smile that turns into a chuckle.

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Flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, horrible violin player. No, I won’t stop taking pictures of my drinks. vanessaltorre@gmail.com IG: vanessaltorre

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