That cold-night years ago, was one to remember.
My heart was
I thought I’d never find someone to love again.
You were special. You were different from them.
You have shown me kindness in the little things.
Maybe that was the reason I fell hard for you.
I believe that there is a right person to end up with for everyone.
Unfortunately, that fate was not ours to share.
I took in the fact that it was not the time to love someone else.
I don’t blame you for not choosing me.
I know I lack a lot of things, then and even now.
I’ll never hate you. Rather, I’ll wish for your happiness.
Through the years, I learned to accept and better myself.
Not for you, not for anyone, except for my own good.
Eventually, I did find someone for me and I was happy.
Looking back, things worked out well for the both of us.
But, know this: I will forever treasure that experience
The happiness that started from the “you and me” that could never be
Author’s Note: Title loosely means “I thank you or I am grateful” in French