Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

797 Words Apr 8th, 2015 4 Pages
I decided to walk today. With a cold breeze like this I’d normally take the bus. I guess the cold air just felt different today. I retreat from the sidewalk to a slightly over grown path; it feels good to get away from the city streets, even if it’s only a couple dozen feet on the other side of a few trees. The path leads to a field. The breeze is cooler here in the openness. I wish I could say it was a warm summer breeze that reminded me of his love, but it 's the city’s cold breath today that does. Maybe I like it that way, or perhaps that 's just what I 've grown used to over the years. I know I’m colder, like him, hiding my feelings as he does, never bothering to talk about what bothers me anymore. It only turns into a fight that one of us walks away from, leaving it unresolved, and just pissing us off more.
My headphones resonate in my ears as I walk the paths home, and song after song reminds me of the events from the past days, reminding me of what I do to myself, reminding me of the situations I put myself in, but most of all, reminding me of who I realized I had forgotten I once was. This short time without him has given me a part of myself back. Parts unappriciacted for years, unused, hiding within me, never revealed for fear of a mocking tone or condescending word. Some songs remind me that we love each other, while others remind me that, even so, we don’t like each other. Did we change too much over time? Compromise after compromise because we loved the other,…

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