Imbalanced.

Avatar Author: Infinity. “Fate is like gravity. You can jump up and down until your heart’s content, but the earth still falls into the sun, and the sun still courses through the galaxy, both indifferent to your short-lived and insignificant defi... Read Bio

At age 18 I graduated high school. Ready to take on the world with fresh perspectives. I was dating my high school sweetheart.
At 20 I got an internship to New York for a big time company. My girl and I decided to move house.
At 22 I was offered a small job, mainly as a secretary at the company. I always stayed until dark. I got married in the courthouse and I could only afford a small band, not a diamond.
At age 25 I was hired into the company as a business man. I was making enough money to support my wife and daughter but was working overtime.
Ages 28-35 I traveled a lot for work but got a promotion since someone was fired. My wife hated that I was gone.
Age 40, I had money to buy my wife gifts but she never seemed to notice them. She eventually left with my daughter. There was no discussion because I wasn’t around long enough to have one.

Now at age 53, I am at the CEO of the business.
I am also divorced with a daughter who doesn’t hardly know me. I am merely a memory, a ghost.
Success is sacrifice.

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  1. Avatar Infinity.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/meghimeg/9915387186/in/explore-2013-09-24

  2. Avatar RockPaperScissors

    Thanks for your entry! Your story felt a little tell-y and not so show-y, but then I saw the flickr link. I really like your concept. Oh, I love art. :)