It just sank.
But unlike that of a submarine’s slow and dramatic plunge into the uncharted depths of the ocean, worthy of a silent and tragic documentary – my heart simply dropped and shattered into a thousand pieces, to desolate violin strings playing sadly in the background.
This is also not quite the part where the lead actress is made to put her acting chops to good use; so while there is no real need to shed sorry tears at will, our eyes will still unerringly see the unspoken truth and be windows to our wounded souls.
Well, I have always sought to put all our years together behind me anyway. I am not a saint, but I think it is only fair if I now relegate you to the list of The Ones That Could Have Been; to thoroughly scrub and erase all traces of you off my brain, and leave me with a million sighs and eternal blue skies again.
And only then will I recover from this shipwreck that you have made out of me.