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P.S Remember Me Always

September 1, 2009
By NeverSayNever GOLD, Lumby, Other
NeverSayNever GOLD, Lumby, Other
12 articles 1 photo 34 comments

“Remember?” I ask for what seemed the thousandth time.
“I’m sorry, no” Nate answers, sending my heart into hell. This is pointless; he isn’t ever going to remember me.
“Okay,” I sigh, holding back tears. Once upon a time Nate loved me, until he drove into a tree. That made his memory of the last two years to be erased. Sadly, I met him only a year before the accident, so he doesn’t remember me. Whoever said love conquers all never had to deal with memory loss.

“I’m sorry, really. But it’s all just a blank,” I looked into his chocolate brown eyes. Oh, how I wanted for him to hold me close. A sharp pain ran through my chest just at the thought of lying in his arms. A single tear escaped my eyes, rolling down my cheek onto the ground below.

“I guess this is goodbye then,” I whisper. Pain crossed his features. He may not remember our love, but we somehow managed to become close friends through everything. I was the only one who hadn’t given up on him, but I just couldn’t take it no more.

“Please don’t say that,” He breathed. I watch tears spill over his eyes. I raised my hand and wiped away his liquid pain, and then I leaned in and kissed his cheek. Finally, I walked away from my lost true love.

Will I love again? Maybe. Will I ever love someone as much as Nate? Never.

**********4 years later************

“Nate!” I run across the green grass into his arms.
“Lora,” He whispers in my ear. I could stay in his arms forever. But the tug on my skirt causes me to pull away and crouch down. Two big blue eyes stared back at me, the same colour as my own eyes.

“Melody, I want you to meet Nate.” My daughter of two and a half years reached for my hand. Then I watched as she looked up at the man above her.
“Hwello,” She said. I giggled at how she always pronounced her words with an extra W.
I looked up towards a smiling Nate. I had never told him that I had a child after I left him behind.
“Hi there,” I felt my heart leap when I looked at his wonderful smile. A smile he had once gave me when we had been in love. But that was the past.

“Melody, why don’t you go play while Nate and Mommy talk?” Melody smiled at me, then rushed towards the playground, brown hair flying behind her the whole way. I let out a sigh and headed towards a nearby bench.

“I’ve missed you,” Nate reached for my hand.
“How can you miss something you can’t even remember?” I mutter thinking foolishly that he can’t hear. But then I felt his hand pull away. I turned to see he had placed his face within both hands.

“That’s just the thing,” Nate raised his head and looked intently at me.
“I called you here for two reasons, Lora. One, I missed you. Two, I think I remeb-
“Don’t,” I whisper, tears filling my eyes.
“Please, just don’t. Don’t say it,” Tears began flowing, with no hope of stopping.

“Because I don’t love you anymore.” I breathe. I could hear my heart breaking, but it had to be said.

“I’m sorry,”
“I’m not,” I lied.
“Please don’t leave!” He cried. My heart told me to turn back and run to him. But my brain knew better. I knew he would hurt now, but if I stayed he would be worse later.

“Melody lets go home!” I called to her. She ran over and took my hand. Then she turned back towards Nate. Then she turned back to look at me.
“But mommy, you said daddy was coming with us,” She whined.

“Daddy doesn’t remember.” I lied for hopefully the last time.

*********10 years later************

“Nate Stone?” I ask a tall man standing in the open doorway.
“Yes,” I couldn’t help but gasp.
“Dad!” I ran into his arms. He was surprised, I could tell. I pulled back slightly, tears of both pain and happiness running down my cheeks. “It’s me, Melody!”

“Melody?” He said, shocked.

“Wait, I got something.” I began to search through my backpack. Finally, I found the thick envelope with Nate written across it.

“Here, it’s from mom.” I say while handing him the heavy letter. I watch as he ripped it open, and tears forming in his brown eyes while he read my mother’s heart spilled on a piece of paper.

Dear Nate,

If you are reading this it mean I have passed away. I’m sorry that I never told you I was dying. Soon after Melody was born I was diagnosed with a form of cancer. I was then given four more years to live. So the last time I saw you I promised myself that even if you remembered by then I would leave. I didn’t want you to go through the pain of my death, so I let you believe that I had forgotten our love. Which was a lie; I never have stopped loving you. But I loved you so much that I couldn’t let you suffer such heartbreak. When I die, Melody will be sent away to live with my sister until she is thirteen. Then I will send her out to deliever my letter, and find you. After that the choice is yours, if you wish to keep her. Her father left us before she was even born, but I have said you were always he dad. Please forgive me. I hope that your life will be a good one without me. I’ll always love you.
Your lost love,
P.S Remember me always

He finally looked up after many minutes of silence.

“When?” He breathed.
“The doctors were off by about a year and a half. She died two months after we came to visit you,”

“You have her eyes,” Nate whispered before embracing Melody, the daughter of his long lost love.

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This article has 108 comments.

The Reader! said...
on Dec. 3 2009 at 10:34 pm
I loved that. It was a bit of a heartbreak but amazing! Keep it up.

on Dec. 1 2009 at 7:21 pm
dancing.inthe.rain GOLD, Bowling Green, Kentucky
15 articles 0 photos 58 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We all fear death and question our place in the universe. The artist's job is not to subcome to dispair, but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existance." -Gertrude Stein in the movie Midnight In Paris.

this is so sweet and sad at the same time! i love it!!

on Dec. 1 2009 at 8:22 am
CarsonGooch BRONZE, Gilbert, Arizona
4 articles 0 photos 22 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." -Professor Dumbledore

Amazing, I could really feel the pain.

on Nov. 9 2009 at 4:02 pm
JordanNicole SILVER, Spartanburg, South Carolina
7 articles 0 photos 44 comments

Favorite Quote:
\"Love is strange, powerful, and sneaky. You won\'t know it until you find it...and when you have it, never let it go!\" ~JordanNicole

This is an awesome picece...I'm crying right now. I loved it! Please check out some of my work and leave a comment. I enjoyed reading this....Keep up the good work.

Tippleeee said...
on Nov. 9 2009 at 2:53 pm
Tippleeee, Liverpool, Other
0 articles 0 photos 15 comments
omg that was absolutley amazing...i cried...haha...very heartfelt...keep up the great work!

kmblue said...
on Nov. 7 2009 at 4:40 pm
kmblue, Unknown, Other
0 articles 3 photos 13 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To hell with sense! We're all crazy. What do we want with sense?"
Ernest Dowson

this is really pretty! :o) one thing though, if it makes sense. i thought some bits dragged on a bit, and yet some parts could of been built up a bit before. it has really good potential to become a gorgeous story. i looove it!

on Oct. 10 2009 at 6:01 pm
EternalMadness GOLD, Fresno, California
13 articles 1 photo 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
They say it's what you make
I say it's up to fate
It's woven in my soul
I need to let you go
Your eyes, they shine so bright
I want to save their light
I can't escape this now
Unless you show me how
When you feel my heat
Look into my eyes
It’s where my demons hide

wow i almost started crying. Im gonna go read your other stuff :P great writer.

on Oct. 9 2009 at 7:47 pm
LaLaLa<3 SILVER, Sterling Heights, Michigan
8 articles 0 photos 24 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none." William Shakespeare

omg i had tears in my eyes that was really good

kels9254 said...
on Oct. 6 2009 at 4:01 pm
omg lora do you remember me??? i used to go to your school!

petroskyc said...
on Oct. 1 2009 at 4:47 pm
Wow! this was an amazing story. I really liked how the story was separated into years! This showed how long it had been since the memory loss and how they will always love each other no matter what happens. Another thing that i liked about this story is all of the dialouge! It helped bring out the personality in the characters and visualize them. For example, when you said, "Melody smiled at me, then rushed towards the playground, brown hair flying behind her the whole way." This made you look at Melody as a easy-going, brown-haired, little girl which helped you see her character traits! The whole idea of this story was amazing and easy to follow! You should definitally write more!

on Sep. 30 2009 at 5:54 pm
storyofmylife PLATINUM, Mt. Olive, Alabama
27 articles 0 photos 38 comments

Favorite Quote:
If life gives you lemons. Paint them green and pretend they're limes.

wow... thats all i can say... wow...

so romantic...

a little rushed... but absolutely beautiful....

LaylaViolet said...
on Sep. 29 2009 at 11:59 am
Oh man, this made me cry. There was so much depth. I really loved it. ;)

on Sep. 27 2009 at 1:24 pm
NeverSayNever GOLD, Lumby, Other
12 articles 1 photo 34 comments
thank you, just think this story is just the result of utter-boredness :)

Saysh PLATINUM said...
on Sep. 27 2009 at 9:36 am
Saysh PLATINUM, Brentwood, California
31 articles 1 photo 79 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia." ~E.L. Doctorow

Absolutely Amazing!!!!!! I loved it so much!!!! So sad, but so good!!!!! =)

on Sep. 25 2009 at 8:47 pm
Annaxoxo SILVER, Swampscott, Massachusetts
7 articles 0 photos 19 comments
OMG!!! this was amazing!!!! you are a great writer and you should keep writing!!!! this was soooo sad but at the same time soooooo good!

on Sep. 25 2009 at 7:21 pm
EHunt96 PLATINUM, Swampscott, Massachusetts
32 articles 0 photos 215 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Never give up on something you can't go a day without thinking about."

WOW! I have tears in my eyes. That story just breaks your heart when you read it!!! I LOVED IT THOUGH!!! Please, please, keep writitng! That was so good! My favortie story.

on Sep. 25 2009 at 11:35 am
AnnaNana PLATINUM, Corinth, Mississippi
20 articles 0 photos 52 comments

Favorite Quote:
Live the way you die- All of a sudden: That's the way to go.

wow this was great i hope to get to read more from you!!!

on Sep. 21 2009 at 9:59 pm
NeverSayNever GOLD, Lumby, Other
12 articles 1 photo 34 comments
I don't think I'm gonna write more on this piece, but I am definalty adding more stories later

on Sep. 21 2009 at 9:59 pm
NeverSayNever GOLD, Lumby, Other
12 articles 1 photo 34 comments
I'm really glad to hear that you guys enjoy my writing :)

Katy Perry said...
on Sep. 21 2009 at 7:26 pm
good writing reply back please. hope u right more u were awsome i could really feel the pain could even imagin it in my head the charters the leaving part i could even imagin the kid handing the later to Nate. its sad but good