The sun had already set as we got home. It’s now evening. Because the birds’ chirping was already gone. I now heard the sounds of the crickets, the high-pitched sounds of the bats, and the loud sound of the frogs. I get a little bit tired, and Jessie as well. We play around, running around, and teasing around. I feel like I’m normal, too; that has the vision to see things around. “ I guess you have to go home and rest, Jessie. Or else your mom will get worried about you. “ mother declared with an earnest voice. “ I guess so, auntie. Well, I think I have to go now, Selene. Good night and sweet dreams. “ Jessie told me with a sweet voice, caressing my hair slowly. “Good night, too. And sweet dreams. Ahh... Don’t forget, tomorrow. Me and mom will visit fathers grave in Woodlawn Cemetery. You’ll go with us, okay? “ I answered smilingly to her, reminding her carefully about tomorrow. “ Don’t worry. I’ll go with you. I’ll bring a bunch of tulips for uncle. “ she volunteered. “ That was kind of yours, Jessie. “ mom meant to say thank you to my best friend. “ You’re welcome, auntie. So, goodbye. See you tomorrow. “ Jessie now bids her goodbye to me. She then kissed me on my right cheek as a goodnight kiss, I’m used to it. Later on, I feel that she’s now leaving. Taking her pace through the passage way. My heart wants her not to leave, but she must. Don’t worry, Selene... You’ll be with her again tomorrow. I waved my left hand to her. I pray that, ‘God in the sky, please guide her to her way home safely. Amen. ‘ “ Come on, dear. It’s time for bed. “
The next day, I wake up early by the sounds of the birds that are singing. The fresh air morning that I feel and the smell of the food that mother cooked for breakfast. Before I went outside of my room, I slowly and carefully walked through my table, I then get my paper and pen that my teacher prepared for me on top of the table in case I need it. I wrote a letter, a short letter for my father. I will give it to him, of course. Today. It’s good that I know how to write. In a sudden moment, I heard that my door opened. But I continue to write.
“ Selene my dear, it’s time for you to have a bathe. “ mom reminded me. “ Yes, mother. “ I speak up, folding the paper into two as I was done writing it. Mom let me bathe for myself. Because she knows that I’ve already memorized the processes on how to bathe. On where’s the faucet, on where did she put the soap and shampoo, and on where could I find the toothbrush and the toothpaste. Thirty minutes had passed before I finished washing myself. It’s not so hard.Mother then dressed me up. I ask her on what does my dress looks like. Mom answered, “ My lovely daughter wears a plain pink dress that has a ribbon at the back. “ I imagined. “ What a lovely dress, mom. “ I appreciated, smiling half of my lips. “ That’s right. Your father will be very surprise with you, because you’re now grown up. “ she calmly said, brushing my long hair thoroughly. “ How I wish father was here. “ I sighed. “ That’s what I’m wishing, too, my daughter. “ Abruptly, I heard a voice that was calling me and to my mom. I have a feeling, that it’s Jessie's voice. My face turns happy. I quickly let mom to stop brushing my hair first. “ Mother, I think Jessie is here. I should now go to the living room. “ I was excited as I hurriedly said that. “ Okay, okay. “ Mother then hold my hands and guided me to the way to the living room. She opened the door for me. I am right! It’s Jessie. “ Wow. How beautiful you’re wearing right now, Selene. And the one who wears, too. “ Jessie mumbled like she was amazed. “ Thanks, Jessie. And you, too. You’re dress is so beautiful, so you are. ” I pleaded to her. “ Owss... Why? Did you saw it? “ she’s searching for a proof. “ No... " I shook my head " ...I feel it. “ I admitted. “ Oh. I so love you, Selene! “ she then hugged me tight as she can.
Her hug was so lovely. I could feel that she’s really love me and she’s not sick of caring me. I hugged her back, too. I let her feel what I feel. “ Oh. How I wish I have a best friend like Jessie. “ mom burst out. Jessie then releases her hands around my body. “ Selene, I made my promise. I brought a bunch of tulips for your father; for uncle. “ she said hysterically. “ Really?? That was so sweet, Jessie. On behalf of my father, I would like to say thank you so much! “ I shrugged off gleefully, with my chinky eyes that wasn’t seem so visible. “ Oh. Beautiful tulips, Jessie. Thank you! Well, it’s time for us to leave the house. The train is waiting that will take us to Woodlawn. “ mom reminded the both of us. “ Right! Come on! “ Jessie feels like excited. She quickly wrapped her arms around my arm and carefully dragged me to the outside. She guided me to come up inside the pick-up truck. I was still sitting beside the driver’s seat. “ Still, I’m going to be the driver. “ Jessie volunteered. “ The best driver I’ve ever known. “ I said, I was meant to give her courage. “ Drive carefully, Jessie. ” mom reminded her, fastening her seat belts on at the back seat. “ Yes, my lovely auntie. I can handle this. “ she answered back without making mom feel worried about her. She then started the engine and drives away from the train station that will take us to the Woodlawn. I wonder how big the Woodlawn is. Mother said that it is where the victims of the Titanic Ship placed their dead bodies, but some of them were cremated.