He said it was the rain that connected them. He couldn’t give me any more details, but the faraway look on his face told me more than his absent words. A part of me wanted to see what he saw, to touch the lines that connected them so strongly; to understand why he used the word soulmate (a word I had never heard him say before). But I would never ask him for more than he was willing to give - there are some things that are sacred.
And, somewhere in the distance, she remembered him and sighed.