Unformatted text preview: The laughter, the tears, the fights, the adventures we had had, but I was also left feeling abandoned, again. I didn’t know how I was going to live past this moment. I struggled to push my fears of abandonment to my core and to deal with it another day; this was about Jerome, not me. I felt Jerome’s feet, they were so cold. I knew we had little time, I squeezed his hand, he squeezed back, he was still with us. I leaned over and whispered into his ear again, “it’s okay to go.” At 12:31 am on September 29, 2007 he took his last breath. My partner, my best friend, my lover…he was gone. His short battle against Leukemia was over. What do I now? Those feelings of abandonment returned, I was alone. 1...
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- Spring '11
- English-language films, Debut albums, Professor Garcia, 1995 in music, Bryan Bailey