I Forgive You, Billy"I forgive you, Billy"I Forgive You, Billy5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
"I'm so sorry," he cried. "I never knew I didn't know it'd happened If I knew I wouldn't have please I "
Between his heaving heart and his troubled thoughts, he lost the ability to finish his sentences. It didn't matter, she knew what he meant.
He knelt at her knees as she sat on the gurney, oblivious of the jagged rip in her shirt, of the red stains surrounding it. Her heart couldn't help but fill with a deep love for this miserable creature. How clear death made everything. Suddenly she could see everything that she hadn't in life. All the hidden feelings had only been written in disappearing ink across his face; where before there'd been nothing but a sweet smile, there were volumes on aguish and agony.
But there were also long notes on love. Beautiful phrases of compassion written straight from the heart over his eyes. This lamentable soul that crouched before her in the deepest remorse had loved. His actions had been cruel, but his moti