She’s leaving for Germany; he’s left in Indonesia. It was their final day together, but there were no tears.
Both realists, they knew the difficulties of long distance relationships.
The frustrating timezones, the different schedules, the question of fidelity; many had tested before them and come out unsuccessful.
But parting was too sweet sorrow for love like theirs, and they tried to find a compromise.
Stripped bare of pretences, they spoke from the heart.
The odds were against them, but just maybe, what they had could defy it all.