There comes a time in a person's life when an event completely changes them and their lives forever. For most people, this even occurs over a long period of time, possibly a couple of years. For me, it took merely a couple of weeks to change everything I once believed.
It was a cool, mid-February evening when her face lit up in my eyes for the first time. There was a performance that night at a new school not far from my house. She happened to be a dancer from Lynwood who coincidently ended up dancing before my eyes. At the time, I was already setting my eyes at her for some time. There was something about her I noticed the first night our eyes met that made me realize I couldn't let anything stop me from getting to her. Her name was...Well I’m not mentioning a name. She discreetly followed me around after her performance, searching for the perfect time to introduce herself. Perfect timing it was indeed. I was returning to my classroom from the auditorium when she stopped me before I was close to the front door. Her voice echoed so loudly in my heart and completely shocked all of my thoughts. We were together the rest of the evening afterschool her side I couldn't bear to leave. I lost my mind staring into those beautiful hazled eyes. How was I going to survive after we said our goodbyes?
The evening ended soon and I wasn't ready to leave. We hugged each other tightly and left for the first time. I thought that was it, the last I'd ever see her. A few weeks later I found out from a friend that she came back from Mexico. she was coming back. Those couple of weeks that past between our meetings lasted an eternity. I tried my hardest to figure out exactly what it was about her that caught my attention and made me depressed every second she wasn't around. Unfortunately, I am still to this day trying to figure it out.
This time she came back. Being in her arms that night felt like the first time all over again. I wasn't just...