Eternal love

3 min readSep 16, 2022

The ship stopped moving and I knew we had arrived at our destiny, Yokosuka (Japan) on the very same day of my the tenth birthday. Japan was the place where my father had been deployed, and was scheduled to remain for the next five years.

I felt miserable.

I was only ten but I already hated life. I had left my friends back home, they promised to write but as always happens with childhood friends, they all forgot…


Yoneko Shiraishi is a writer, who loves sharing posts about life, and love.