Amigos: Sorry por publicar en inglés pero esto va dedicado a un amigo muy querido que parte de regreso a su hogar en Sud-Africa después de una estadía muy larga en nuestro país... lo echaré de menos, especialmente, nuestras conversaciones... Aquí va:
I still remember the day I met you in that office. I was just about to become your Spanish teacher for three months, remember? More than two years have elapsed since then and we have become quite good friends.
But now, on the other hand, I have this inner feeling of pity and sorrow. It’s not easy to let go… and you know it. I’m feeling just like the Last Samurai at the end of the battle, remember? When Tom Cruise’s character said to him that he will miss their conversations minutes before he died? And you are so much like him, my friend!! You walk around the crowd within different cultures and learn from them and take the best with you... Well, I feel in the same way. Undoubtedly, I will miss our endless conversations in which we discussed about everything. Remember when we started reading “El Caballero de
I just loved listening to your opinions, adventures and stories. I could see the countries you have visited through your eyes! I knew about
Y nada! Farewells have never been easy for me, you know… I hate saying that word - which cuts like a knife - and then to kiss someone goodbye… That’s the stuff life is made of, I know. However, your nice personality and your kindness makes it hard to accept. Besides, there are so many things for which be gratefull for!!! I hope that your new life won't change you a bit.
I wish you the best of success in your new assignments. I hope you will come back soon. I positively know that there will be many people waiting for your visit again.
And yeap!!! I will really, really miss our conversations, my sweet Samurai.
Last but not least, I leave a small present for you down here. Enjoy it!!! (Go, go for it and don't let ANYBODY stop you any more!!!)... Until we see...