The Missing Rib Part 2
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In the dark and lonely night, he lit his cigarette
and felt the lingering ache in his heart. He
couldn't bring himself to admit that he was
One day, they finally met each other by chance
at the airport, a place where there were many
reunions and goodbyes. He was going away on
a business trip. She was standing there alone.
They were separated by the security door She
smiled at him gently.
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Boy: How are you?
Girl: I'm fine. How about you? Have you found
your missing rib?
Girl: I'll be flying to New York in the next
Boy: I'll be back in 2 weeks time. Give me a
call when you are back. You know my number.
Nothing has changed.
With a smile, she turned around and waved goodbye.
One week later, he heard of her death. She
had perished in New York in the event that shocked
the world on September 11.
Once again on another dark and lonely night,
he lit his cigarette. And like before, he felt
the lingering ache in his heart. He finally
knew. She was the missing rib that he had carelessly
Sometimes, people say things out of moments
of fury. More often than not, the outcome could
be disastrous and detrimental. We vent our frustrations
99% of the time at our loved ones. And even
though we know that we ought to "Think
twice and act wisely", it's often easier
said than done.
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I did for love)
Many of the things which happened each day
are beyond our control. Let us treasure every
moment and everyone in our lives.
Tomorrow may never come. Give and accept what
you have today.
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