They say you don’t know a good thing until you lose it. They say we ponder alternate endings and question whether we showed the people we lost how much we really loved them. They are right. It’s all I’m thinking about right now.
I close my eyes and remember his bright smile, full head of hair and hearty laugh, instead of the pain and fear he must have felt when he was brutally beaten and stabbed. I think of him—Adan Gonzalez, my friend and ex lover—and wonder. Did I ever say I love you? Did I show you how much I appreciated your support, admiration and comfort? I hope I did, because now it’s too late.
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