She watched as he walked through her doorway and walked slowly towards the waiting cab. He turned and waved. A half-smile playing from his lips. He got in the cab and was gone. She would see him soon. She knew that. But the ache in her heart remained in place. She shut her front door and felt her body yield to gravity, her head and back leaning on the front door for support. Heavy tears spilling from her eyes. Stay. 

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