It was their first slow dance together. He’d waited a long time for this moment. He looked her in the eyes and said, “I love you.”
She leaned toward him and whispered in his ear, “I’ll love you for as long as the music plays.”
His heart broke a little at her words. He wished the dance would go on forever, but, less than three minutes later, it ended. He looked at her with sad eyes, nodded, and turned to walk away.
She reached for his hand, locked her eyes on his, and whispered, “The music is still playing in my heart.”
It kept playing for the rest of their lives.