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March 20, 2018 | By

A heartfelt wistful reminiscence of her Grandpa by 20-year-old Arshita.

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Every star that twinkles makes me feel like you’re watching me. I miss the time you told me that you’d never let go.

I remember a four-year-old little girl, sitting on your lap, ranting about not being loved.

I remember you comforting me and telling me that I’ll always be loved by you.

I remember the last time you told me that I shouldn’t give up because

I’m your little warrior.

When the cold wind brushes my face, it feels like you’re around.

Every night that I close my eyes, I’m standing in front of a door that connects us.

I find traces of myself in your memories. Strands of memories are painfully beautiful.

Knowing that I’ll never go back to a home where you are waiting, tears me apart.

The mirror in my room is shattered and I haven’t looked at one in a while.

When I see our pictures, I can relive moments that made me complete.

I see your reflection in my eyes.

I’m a mess now, can you drop by and get me a fix???

Tired of dealing with the adversities alone. When you looked me in the eye and said that I’m yours and that you’ll love me forever, I knew you weren’t lying. I knew you weren’t going to leave and I knew I’m loved.

I miss being loved, I’m beginning to forget, how it feels to be loved. For all that I loved, broke me.

Your love is what I need.

I remember how you taught me to forgive, even when I didn’t want to.

Trust me, I can give anything to be with you, look you in the eye and tell you that it doesn’t feel right without you being around.

It hurts to live a life without you.

I’ll always be your little girl in black and white.

Can you meet me when I’m done taking care of my responsibilities??

I’ll wait for our date. I got you a T-shirt just like mine, I know you liked it.

Whenever I want to smile, I recall how you made me feel.

You were right, you definitely knew magic. Can you do a magic trick and meet me tonight???

I’ll wait at the terrace, looking at the stars, trying to find you.

Love,
Your messed up child

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Literature student, Bibliophile, Hopeful Romantic, Socialist. Writing is an escape from everything that doesn’t satisfy her curiosity. Books, bikes, movies and good music is what makes life. Travelling is like quenching thirst. So, looking for someone to correct your English or want a travel journal, want to know about music or what to read, you got your guy.
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