They say everything happens for a reason and you can't move to the next chapter without turning the page, however painful that may be. My new chapter is beginning today. He said goodbye and took pieces of me with him. Pieces I most likely will never get back. Nor will I find these pieces in others. They are gone and will be with him wherever he goes forever. He knows this and selfishly watched as I gave them to him for safe keeping. The holes in my heart will slowly be scarred over with bittersweet memories and faint whispers of long talks.