For centuries I wait.
Feeding off of vermin in the outskirts of towns.
A promise made and a hope that it will be kept.
The world changes around me.
The years grow ever so lonely.
And yet there she is amidst the darkness.
Her scent slowly grows more prominent.
I could hear the beating of her heart hasten.
I float up close to her.
I yearn for her sweet embrace.
Her arms wrap around me.
She gives off a glimmer of a warm smile.
I feel a sharpness pierce into my chest.
The pain sends a jolt throughout my body.
How astonishing this splintering sensation feels.
An eerie silence was her response.
"I love you."
This old heart feels alive once again.
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