There were two notes

There were two notes. ‘I love you.’ & ‘I leave you.’

He had to pick one.

He picked, ‘I leave you.’

She stayed silent for a minute, then turned around to pick her bags. Under the handle on her worn out suitcase, a little velvet black box peeped out.

Surprised, perplexed, and unable to contain her smile, she quickly looked back at him, who was now kneeling down and trying hard not to smile. No one knew what to say next, both smiling through tears nevertheless.

The ring stayed in the box as is. As she wiped his tears, a tiny drop escaped and glistened on her finger. Like a diamond of eternities.

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