Daily Archives: October 2, 2019

The One Who Got Away

The One Who Got Away.

I’m a bit sad this week, for The One Who Got Away is getting married today.

I got word from him last week. Of course I’m delighted for him, truly. But regrets inevitably abound.

We had a beautiful year together in Saint Louis, both of us guarding our hearts but failing to build the dikes high enough. Such is love. Such is the cost. Such is loss. Such is life.

I went to visit him nearly three years ago. That week abroad was so wonderful.

And today he marries.

Here’s a song I wrote about him several years ago: