Analysis Of The Book ' The Flies ' Essay

1047 Words Mar 8th, 2015 5 Pages
I expect butterflies when I see him for the first time in seven year but they never come. Gabriel looks exactly the same, but his hair is brown now and not blonde. I see him, he doesn’t see me so I head straight for the bar to get a shot of Jose because it always calms me. The bar is almost completely vacant besides the hand full of overly drunk wanna be rappers and the hick bartender. I down my drink as quick as possible and turn to head into the other part of the bar. That’s when he looks up and see us. He quickly walks up with a smile and eyes set on me then turns to greet my brother Stan and our friend Troy first then gives me a hug with one arm that confuses me until he squeezes my side before pulling away. No butterflies because it feels like no time has passed; it is like it always was. If only the last seven years hadn’t happened, but they did. Gabriel had broken my heart when I found out he had been sleeping with my best friend Claire. We were never really together, but he knew I was in love with him and wanted to be with him. After that I had decided to just meet someone and get married because I was over dating and going out partying with friend. I did just that I met a good man who worked and we started a family together. It didn’t last the good soon disappeared along with the job and was replaced with words that cut through me like knives. As much as I loved him and fought to find that good man that he was, but the vodka had washed it all away. Then finally…

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