The silence between meetings is overwhelming. Very few take note of it, and even fewer act on it. Nonetheless it exists.

The things left unsaid. The words that are forever left unheard. This moment being forever, of course.

A lifetime trapped in a minute. A lifetime that could have been. A lifetime between strangers, never to be more.

Remaining strangers they walk on by not even a backwards glance.

The silence holds.

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