Funny thing…..Memories

In the last week I have had a few memories bubble to the surface.
Not bad in the least these are great ones.
All involve my bff.
Last Friday she and her sister lost their dad.
Thankfully he did not suffer and went peacefully.
C is my bestest friend in the entire world. Galaxy. Universe.
She is my longest relationship and always will be.
I adore and love her.
We met in grade 6. 11 years old.
I talked a lot.
She listened. And got into trouble for it.
So did I though.
I am fairly confident that my ability to spell well comes from the fact that for the entire second half of grade 6
I had to stay after school at least once a week due to misbehaviour. Had to copy out a lot of words.
I do not have a lot of whole memories.
There are gaps.
I know why so will not dwell.
However in the last week I have had two memories bubble to the surface.
Both about C’s parents. And her birthday.
Which lead me to reflect that I have only one clear memory of a birthday.
And it involved C and another friend of ours.
Regardless despite my regression this post is about memories.
How sometimes the good ones are still stored in there with the bad.
They become jarred loose with the right stimuli.
C’s dad laughed at us.
C’s mom had to honk the horn to let driver’s know she was coming through the intersection…..
due to sudden torrential rains the brakes on the station wagon were water logged.
My birthday saw a corny horror movie….boys in the night (not like that lol a tale for a different day)
Cat scaring bejesus outta one of them…..saw the sun come up or it just had….I am recalling pinkish hues lol
Also could be fantasy in the last part.
Memories.
Good.
Bad.
Ugly.
They are there.
In our brains.
Waiting for release.
©July 1/20
Picture is my own

Unexpected Love

Golden days
moonlit nights
summer breeze
as we lay
side by side on the sand
gazing up at the plethora of stars
wishing as comets streak the sky.
Your hand lays next to mine
our fingers barely touching
there is a contentment
a silent acceptance
coming together
sharing our thoughts
our smiles
our laughter
slowly learning about one another
as waves lap at our feet.
Hold me in your arms
keep the dragon at bay
whisper in my ear
that you have me
that you really do care.
What began as friendship
has evolved
slowly becoming a joining
two minds
two hearts
two souls
slow  burning love
that neither expected.
©August 25/19
Picture via Pixabay