To A Soldier It's Air Essay

705 words - 3 pages

"I'm being ripped apart not being next to you." Valerie wiped the free flowing tears from her sky blue eyes and folded the letter written on the oh-so-familiar stationary. She laid on her bed, wishing Greg were there, saying those words to her face instead of on paper. Valerie and Greg were best friends and lovers. They had been united for three years when Greg decided to join the Marines. As she looked outside, she saw a miniature white snowflake fall to the icy ground. As it fell, she began to cry when she remembered what day it was. It was three short years ago today they had began their relationship. She took up out of bed and her lengthy tan legs started to pace around the gargantuan, lonely room. As she passed the full length mirror, she glanced into it. She moved her extended blonde strands out of her eyes, and she saw herself- average height, attractively thin; elongated legs; blonde hair about four inches past her shoulders, and light blue eyes. Every guy wanted to be with her, and every girl wanted to be her. Along the sides of the mirror were various pictures of her and her other half through out the years. A few at the local county fair; quite a few from all of the different parties and proms they had attended together; and many just of them hanging out. Whenever she gazed at the photos, Valerie never paid any attention to herself. Her wandering mind was always on her beloved Greg. Greg was a elevated Italian man, with dark tan skin. He had stunted black hair and especially dark eyes. He was built, and like Valerie, everyone wanted to either be him or be with him. Valerie didn't understand why Greg had left. She found herself miserable everyday. She never would have...

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