Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Weeping willows line the moat of Himeiji-jo (Himeiji Castle) in Himeiji, Japan. (2002). Photo taken with my Olympus Stylus 35mm.
She stood at the front of the store waiting, watching the post-Christmas shoppers go by. I thought she looked incredible, like always. My mind snapped a picture, just before I took a deep breath and mustered up the courage to say hello.
Years later, I returned to where we had started, but she wasn't there. I suppose, in the absence of divine intervention, this was to be expected. After all, dissolving memories had long since filled in the distance between time and space ... and, on this night, it was far beyond too late.
But, still, I remembered ... and a small part of me still hoped that she did, too.
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