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We never got those towels – ‘his and hers’. Those matching pajamas. Our pillows didn’t even match, which I know irked you. Sometimes I wonder if you woke up every morning and immediately felt cross because of my pillow, and yours. Yours and mine.

But if you did, you never showed it. You woke me with a kiss and a smile more radiant than the sunrise that we never saw, nestled deeply as we were in the jungle of apartment buildings. Perhaps, then, you were cross about many things. The way I never put away my shoes, so you always were tripping over them; the way I didn’t replace the toilet paper when we ran out; the way I wouldn’t write ‘mustard’ on the grocery list when I used the last of it. If it bothered you, you never said it. I had my flaws, and you had yours. Yours and mine.

I suppose it’s best we didn’t get those towels, those pajamas, matching pillows. Even now little things remind me of you, things that didn’t used to have any significance. I can’t even drink coffee anymore. I’ve never again attempted to make meringue cookies, not so much afraid that they’d turn out wrong as afraid that they’d turn out right. Two months afterward I found your shirt that I used to sleep in, the one you won at that office party that we crashed. Sometimes I wonder if that bothered you, the way that I did things like that. Like when I decided that instead of planting real flowers in our window box, I would plant little whirligigs; bright, sparkling beacons of what real flowers could never be, beautiful in their artificiality.

And now, months and months afterward, I wonder why I thought I could stay here. After all, this place will never be mine, just like it could never be yours. It was ours. Yours and mine.
Another one of ~austheke and I's prompts. I really like this one, actually. I think it's good because I was trying to imitate Aus's style a little. XD Although she got really upset when I said that.

That girl doesn't understand what a good writer she is. Go tell her; here is her 'Yours and Mine' which is infinitely more beautiful than anything I could write: [link]

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midnightsunsetmusica Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really pretty. I read your's and ~austheke 's and I loved them both. Though, I, well, got lsot a bit. :blushes: Oh well. I loved them both. It's really good.
Ginnabean Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much!
austheke Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2010   Writer
Ohgod, this is like a... punch of tragedy and loveliness and everything that a piece of short fiction should be. I absolutely, absolutely love this piece, and I don't understand why you haven't gotten a DD for it yet. XP
Ginnabean Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahaha, because you're biased. ;D No one else thinks it's that brilliant.
austheke Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2010   Writer
Fusion-of-Fantasy Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Very beautiful, it even made my heart ache a little.. :heart:
Ginnabean Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww, thank you so much!!
austheke Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2009   Writer
Dear God I'm an idiot.

Heyso, I finally recommended this for a DD, and will continue to do so until they get sick of me and ban me or give it to you. I love you, and I love this piece, and you sure as hell deserve a DD for it. :heart:

The idiot part is because I forgot to change the title and just called it "Re: what i'm sending the GDs", and then I got a note back from the person I sent it to--she noted to tell me she wasn't a GD anymore and hadn't been since February. I didn't check. She had to forward it to ^StJoan for me. -facepalm-

At any rate, you will get that DD, and it will be my name in the "suggested by" line. Even if my stupidity sets us back a bit. All my love~
Ginnabean Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Bahhhh you are so kind. ;____; What did I do to deserve you?!
austheke Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009   Writer
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