I stood by the door way looking in, seeing the shadows of all that was there before. This was once my favourite room, so full of energy and people.
When I was younger we would have the most fabulous parties, free flowing champagne, music and games. I remember when Elaine gained her promotion and we all gathered in this room to celebrate. Sangeetha sat by the grand piano and played the most wonderful tune. The room was so full of life, it made us all so happy.
I remember my 16th birthday in this room, and how mother had hired a magician to entertain the guests. I remember the excitement I felt throughout the day, I was on top of the world.
It’s different now. We haven’t used this room in years, not since the funeral. I locked it up and haven’t set foot in it since. But now I’m back, and I need this room to perform its magic.
I finally switched on the light and I could see it all, I could finally see that it wasn’t the room that made the people special, but it was the people that made the room what it was.
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