I Never Cry In Front Of YouI remember that night in stark clarity. That night, when I held you as you cried for reasons I didn't understand. I wanted to cry too, but you always beat me to it. I have never cried in front of you, but not because I have never been hurt enough to do so. It's only because you cry first, and then my pain just doesn't matter anymore.I Never Cry In Front Of You5 years ago in Scraps More Like This
Finally, after your tears were dry, we ended up shifting places, and I found myself once again in your arms. There was silence, nothing but our breathing as indication there was life. I always loved that windowless guest room, because it's the only time that I truly feel I have you all to myself. We cannot hear the noise above us, nor the light or darkness from the outside. It's just us, and I relish in that alone togetherness.
I remember, after that long period of silence in which I spent antagonizing if I was the cause of your tears or not, you finally spoke. You whispered to me, "Hannah, is it possible to love two people at the same time?" My heart stop