A Beautiful Stroll With Beautiful People
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A Beautiful Stroll With Beautiful People

My best friends stole my heart.

A Beautiful Stroll With Beautiful People

Blue. Not a cloud in the sky, just blue. I stepped through the red front door of my parent's house to feel the warm breeze on my skin. The sun never felt so hot on my face. As I traveled down the road, I took in my surroundings and smiled at the fact that I was granted such a beautiful day. I watched the cars pass by in a continuous traffic. An automobile carries you from one adventure to the next, but your feet create one on the way. As the three humans I have found pieces of myself in walk in unison with me, I recognize the colorful stride of converse fluent throughout the four of us. We avert our feet to face the entrance to the park we have grown to love.

As we lay our blankets across the grass, I think to myself, "How did I get so lucky?". I traveled through life never knowing the true meaning of friendship. Every friend I ever had taught me that nothing ever lasts and most people aren't going to care about you as much as they care about themselves. People leave, people lie, but we get through it. The fact of the matter is, anyone who doesn't prove themselves worthy of you after a million chances does not deserve to be in your life.

I removed my shoes and felt the grass in between my toes. I hadn't realized I was smiling to myself until they pointed it out. I got lost inside my head once again but when I let myself return, I felt different. Reality was just as beautiful as the made up world inside my head.

For a moment, everything was still. My eyes gazed the horizon as the sun set over the trees, painting a tremendous display of color to light up the world before it falls to sleep.

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