I looked into your eyes and I saw the future.
I saw laughter and the way your mouth quirked.
I saw understanding and the way you would clasp your hands and listen.
I saw happiness and pride.
Sadness and disappointment.
Frustration and pain.
Fear and uncertainty.
...And then a weight lifted from your shoulders.
I saw mornings where we would wake to each others' gaze.
Afternoons where we would be trailed by children and paint splatters.
Evenings outside blowing bubbles into the wind.
Nights cuddled under the comforter laughing at some silly joke.
Springs planting and picking flowers side by side.
Summers fanning one another at shows when the heat rose.
Falls walking hand in hand over crinkling leaves.
Winters kicking around snow under a dark sky and bright twinkling lights.
I saw love...and devotion.
And the hope that we would endure.
I saw many things, but never what was just ahead.
I never saw the hurt I had caused until it was far too late.
The stubbornness and pride.
The fear and ang