Very Special Person
When Tabitha entered the classroom, for the very last time, she looked around at every little detail, many of which she probably ignored, for the past four years. Birds were singing in a synchronized melody as they flew past our classroom window. There was the natural aroma of fresh coffee coming from the teacher’s lounge next door. My classmates were sitting at their usual desk waiting for the first lesson to begin. However, something was different today, something was not right. In addition, as Tabitha entered the classroom it hit me, like an unseen rocket headed to my heart.
All eyes were on me, some gave a sorry were leaving smile, while others looked like they were about to jump off the nearest window.
These are my friends, not just any old friends of course, they felt like family, she grew up with these people and at that moment as she stared into each of their eyes then she realized something, was wrong. Which had always been staring back at me, these people were special.
Each one had something that made them unique and as they sat there shining like a thousand stars, one of them shined the brightest. Her long silky hair covered half of her face, but she knew that this girl Miranda had been crying, he chestnut colored eyes tried to avoid meeting mine but when it did exchange glances, she had her a sympathetic smile and she returned the favor.
The rest of that day was full of tears, hugs, a surprise party, games presents and goodbyes.
That day will stay with me forever. However glad to say that was not the last time they seen their friends. Even more glad to say that was not the last time Tabitha saw her best friend Miranda.
It is funny how two people, who are connected, become even closer when they are apart.
Fortunately, Miranda kept in touch by calling and even hanging out with each other. After that, Tabitha went back to see her in our hometown which is Benton every year. As the years past, and as we grew, our...