The last rays of the summer sun were disappearing below the horizon as Charlie boarded the train. He couldn’t help but feel nervous as his stomach continuously turned over. Hearing the call for all aboard Charlie didn’t know when, or if, he would be back and it took all his resolve not to jump off and give his beloved wife, Maria, the big hug that he knew they both needed. He knew that what he was doing was right; for himself, for his wife and for the country in which they lived. Charlie leaned out the train window and blew Maria a goodbye kiss, silently whispering “I Love You.” ...
Michael leaned over his morning paper. Flicking through the pages his eyes scanned for any sign of good news.
He was out of luck, there was none!
All he could see was bad, bad, bad. Continual trouble in the Middle East, the President putting his foot in his mouth once again, floods and disaster over the world; he couldn’t even get a glimmer of hope from stock market reports.
Pausing, Michael took a drink of his steaming coffee. Leaning back he raised his cup to the nearby percolator in silent salute. At least there was something he could rely on.
He stood watching her from afar, just as he had for the last few days. He thought she was beautiful. She had a way about her, a glow that showed off her most delicate features. He could watch her forever.
He heard her call out to someone nearby and his heart skipped a beat. The sound of her voice was beautiful, a melodic tone that flew across the sky just for him.
It was time. Enough of the foolishness, time for her to notice him. For her to know that he was the guy for her.
Edging his way closer he could hear his heartbeat quicken. With a dry throat he sidled...
Live each day Like it's your last one Special moments, Treasure them Treat each person Like your best friend Take time to see the wonderment Of a setting sun
We do not live forever Immortal we are not The passing by of life occurs Like an iota of a dot Squeeze in every second See the light at every turn Live life to the fullest Before life's light doesn't burn