Sanguine

Author
Kaleidiope
Type
Grand Illusions 30
Created
07/07/2024 11:27
BPM
108
Length
260

"If I could be anything, anything at all, I know without doubt I'd choose 'happy'," you said, with a beaming smile.

"How silly," they scoffed, "happiness is too fleeting to chase!"

"We weren't discussing what to chase!" You retorted, clutching at your teddy bear, "though, I think I'd still choose happiness."

"Even if it's destined to never last?!"

"Even if it never lasts."

"What if happiness only stays for a week?" They asked.

"Then that's a week I'll forever cherish," you replied.

"...what do you think would make you happy, even if just for a week?" they asked after a long pause.

"Existing here at the same time as you," you replied, gripping their hand tight.

They snorted, and smiled a smile that wrinkled their skin, "I'll be here for as long as you promise to also be."

"I promise for as long as I can," you said, as tears pricked at your eyes. Knowing sadly, deep down, to love is to assure you'll break hearts. And being in hospice only cemented that fact. Even if you both were too young to properly understand what "limited time" meant


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