Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • i was lucky.

    my family has stayed healthy all my life. never once did i experience a syncopated rhythm.

    i was lucky.

    you came into my life to stay. a companion. a friend. a family member.

    i was lucky.

    you were healthy. you were going to be here forever.

    . . .

    that morning was accompanied with deafening silence. but like a pianist crafting his song, i had to play on.

    i was lucky.

    i still hear you in the halls. i still hear you outside. i still hear you in that cold room.

    was i lucky?

    it all seemed unfair. my life was in crescendo, but yours reaching pianissimo.

    yes. . .
    i was lucky.

    thank you for 14 measures of memories. for the endless love.
    • Share

    Connected stories:

About

Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.