Where’s the sense in that?

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Photo by Scott Murdoch from Burst

White Flag

Dido

I know you think that I shouldn’t still love you,
Or tell you that.
But if I didn’t say it, well I’d still have felt it
Where’s the sense in that?

I promise I’m not trying to make your life harder
Or return to where we were

But I will go down with this ship
And I won’t put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I’m in love and always will be

I know I left too much mess and destruction
To come back again
And I caused nothing but trouble
I understand if you can’t talk to me again

And if you live by the rules of “it’s over”
Then I’m sure that that makes sense

I will go down with this ship
And I won’t put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I’m in love and always will be

And when we meet
Which I’m sure we will
All that was there
Will be there still
I’ll let it pass
And hold my tongue
And you will think
That I’ve moved on….

I will go down with this ship
And I won’t put my hands up and surrender
There will be no white flag above my door
I’m in love and always will be

Somewhere…

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Photo by Nicole De Khors from Burst

Beyond the Sea

Robbie Williams

Somewhere beyond the sea
Somewhere waiting for me
My lover stands on golden sands
And watches the ships that go sailing

Somewhere beyond the sea
(He’s) there watching for me
If I could fly like birds on high
Then straight to (his) arms I’d go sailing

It’s far beyond a star
It’s near beyond the moon
I know beyond a doubt
My heart will lead me there soon

We’ll meet beyond the shore
We’ll kiss just like before
Happy we’ll be beyond the sea
And never again I’ll go sailing

I know beyond a doubt
My heart will lead me there soon
And we’ll meet, I know we’ll meet beyond the shore
We’ll meet just as before

Happy we’ll be beyond the sea
And never…

The Perfect Present

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Photo by Samantha Hurley from Burst

(100 word challenge)

“I don’t like giving presents. I never know what to get anyone.”

“I’m happy with whatever you get me.”

He stared daggers at the computer.

“You gave me dish towels one year. I loved them!” She could feel the relief in his demeanor. She didn’t want big and fancy love.

Later, he said, “I know something you don’t know,” with a smirk on his face.

“Hey! I thought I wasn’t allowed to say that about gifts.”

Very seriously, he said, “You’re not.” Then, he smiled and resumed interest in his online game.

The moment was priceless.

This is True Love

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Photo by Matthew Henry from Burst

(100 word challenge)

“Does this look okay on me?”

He glanced at her. “It depends on what you mean by “okay”?

“Does it make me look like I’m trying to look nice but everyone knows I’m stupid and pathetic?”

“You need to get your mother out of your head.”

But I want you to tell me you love me no matter what.

Wordlessly, she changed her clothes.

At the computer, he said, “Look. This is for your car so you can hear music from your phone.” She’d wanted this for months.

She kissed his temple. “Thank you.”

From my heart.

Broken Hearts

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Photo by Nicole De Khors from Burst

(100 word challenge)

“I just sat there. I just held Shelby’s hand. There was no noise, no tremble, just peace. Oh god. I realize as a woman how lucky I am. I was there when that wonderful creature drifted into my life and I was there when she drifted out. It was the most precious moment of my life.” – M’Lynn, Steele Magnolias (1989)

He turned to her.  Need sprang up through heavy sorrow.  Has enough time passed?  His touch.  Her kiss.  They burst the bubble of grief, free to cling to each other and be a couple again, not just a mother and a father.

Little Tokens

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Photo by Matthew Henry from Burst

(100 word challenge)

Her laughter is driving me crazy!  How on earth can the woman laugh so much?  There is nothing to laugh at; our lives suck.

She kissed him on his temple.  Smiling.  That stupid, dopey, I-love-you smile.  I don’t feel the same about her.  I will never be able to love her the same.  And therein he understood how much she loved him even though he was broken.

When she brought him a Pepsi, he thanked her.  She smiled to herself as she walked away.  Little tokens.  It’s everything he has to offer.  And I will treasure them in my heart.

Knight in Shining Armor

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Credit:  Quotes Worth Repeating

On Golden Pond (1981)

Quotes ~

Norman: You are a pretty old dame aren’t you? What are you doing with a dotty old son of a bitch like me?

Ethel: Well, I haven’t the vaguest idea.

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Ethel Thayer: “Sometimes you have to look hard at a person, and realize he’s doing the best he can.”

* * *

Ethel: You know, Norman, you really are the sweetest man in the world, but I’m the only one who knows it.