Tandem Post: The One Who Got Away

Before you mosie on down to read this weeks tandem post I’d like you to know that we’ve come to the end of our tandem challenge. The past few weeks had me excited and at a loss for words at times too. I’ve had to flex my creative muscles because it we kind of had to wing it.

Without further ado, here’s todays post. As always, I hope you enjoy πŸ˜€


Dear John (actually Bill)

We’ve been at ‘this’ for a… Well, a while. It’s been 2 years you know. I call it ‘this’ because we’re not lovers and we’re not quite friends. We don’t have labels. We’re not even a we. It’s you, and it’s I.

We both belong to someone else. Wish I could say maybe another time or another life but let’s face it we were in over our heads with ‘this’. Sometimes I wonder what you’re up to and wonder if you think of me too.

I wish so many times that I could define ‘this’ feeling but whichever way I look at it, it’s wrong. Wrong to even think of it or you. You called it “something different” once. Like I’m a strawberry flavored ice cream or something. In all fairness I thought you were a red velvet cupcake. On that score I guess we’re even.

The stolen glances were intense. The silly conversations about nothing was refreshing. The laughs we shared were some of the ones that got me through some tough days. But I’m letting you go. For the sake of my sanity and yours. For the sake of being true to ourselves.

Remember how I always called you a ‘good boy’? Well you are. Ok, at least a good old man. I’m a good woman. At least I try to be. I guess you’ll never know that for sure.

This is the end of our road. I won’t pretend ‘this’ was something it wasn’t. Nor do I think you or I were each others “One Who Got Away”. Allow me to attach at least one label to ‘this’ if you will. You’re now an ex-something (insert extra label you’re comfortable with).

So long… Good bye… I wish you well.

You can catch the rest of the trio down below on their own sites.




7 thoughts on “Tandem Post: The One Who Got Away

    • I’m told that people don’t stop wondering. Wrote a book on “Forbidden Fruits” a few years ago and you’ll be surprised at the findings of my research. I’m still editing every once in a while (not satisfied yet) and may just include this piece in there.

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