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The Eclectic Pen - In memory of my sister

By: Tally R.   + 15 more  
Date Submitted: 2/3/2010
Last Updated: 3/6/2010
Words: 350

  My little siter died several weeks ago, and it is very hard to continue life like this, (she was just 12, leukemia) and going throug her room, I found this, and it broke my heart because these are my characters she adores and I never wrote anything like this.

The pier was silent. Empty and shared by only Jared and Christina. The walked close, holding hands, letting the salty air flow around them. Together they could close thier eyes and listen to the waves on the beach, the birds flying across the clouds, the beautiful, melody of silence.
Jared, butterflies and all, paused, saying, "If you had a choice, would you want to stop getting older, and never die?"
Christina gripped his hand, pondering this. "Only if I had someone to share it with," she said quietly breathing in deeply, and letting it out slowly. Jared waited, "Share it with me?" he asked. Christina glared and him questioningly, as he got down on one knee.
"Christina, I have to say, out of all the thousands of people I've ever met, you're the only one I'm really truly in love with." Christina bit her lower lip, which Jared knows she does when she cannot explain her mood, and so he continued, "You're the person I want to kiss every night, and wake up to every morning, and, well," Jared chuckled, "I am so in love with you, I'd die without you." Christina looked like she was about to fall over.
"Marry me?" Jared asked.
Christina bobbed her head, then nodded and said, "Yes, yes" Jared stood, and she wrapped her arms around him and kissed him. She looked down as Jared put the ring on her finger and laughed, then kissed him again. So Jared swooped her up in his arms, both of them laughing now. When they kissed again, there was a silence. You could close your eyes, feeling the salty air around you, and listen to the waves flow across the the sandy dark shore, and imagine your life, all laid out in front of you, with the one you love.

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Marta J. (booksnob) - 2/5/2010 9:29 AM ET
I'm so sorry for your loss. You can tell that she had a sweet spirit, as well as a lot of talent.
Pat B. (patrizia72) - , - 2/5/2010 1:30 PM ET
Dear Tally, Thank you for sharing your sister's heartwarming story. She would have been quite a writer, I can just picture her sharing a Creative Writing Class in Heaven. Patgwrite
Darla (bookdeejay) - - 2/21/2010 10:55 PM ET
Wow! It made me cry. A compliment if ever there was one. All writers should have the ability to transport you to another place, to draw out emotions, to hold you in the palm of their hand so to speak. Well done.
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