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His lips quivered and tears streamed down his wrinkled cheeks as he held the yellowing piece of paper close to his heart. The fondest of memories with the love of his life, his better half, flashed in his mind forcing a ghost of a smile to take shape on his face. He read once again the note she had given him on one of their marriage anniversaries many years ago.
“I may forget days and nights, the world and beyond but I promise I’ll never forget you; you will be in my thoughts and dreams forever” it said.
He walked up to her and stroked her hair as she stared at him, her thoughts muddled and memories faded, unable to recognise him or his love.
This piece of Five Sentence Fiction was written for the prompt Memories at LillieMcFerrin.com