I Remember When You Were Mine

By OCMW

Disclaimer: I don't own InuYasha (duh). If I did I wouldn't be writing fanfictions.

Summery: Set in modern times, InuYasha finally left Kagome for Kikyou. How is Kagome handling it? The song is by Dixie Chicks, but I'm not sure what it's called. I know this is a short story, but I hope you enjoy.

I can't find a reason

To let go

Even though you've found a new love

And she's what your dreams are made of

I can't find a reason

To hang on

But when a wrong can be forgiven

Without you it ain't worth livin'

Alone

Kagome stood leaning on the edge of her room's balcony, her purple night-robes and her hair fluttering behind her in the breeze. She looked out at the stars as the tears poured down her face. InuYasha had just driven off in his red Chevy to stay at Kikyou's house. He'd said he wanted a divorce, and then he'd packed his suitcase and left. Kagome whimpered as more tears flooded down her cheeks. She knew he wasn't in love with her anymore, and she knew he hadn't been for a long time. But she still loved him. She always would.

"Oh InuYasha!!!" She fell to her knees and sobbed.

Kagome woke up with a start. That dream. She'd had that dream again. She closed her eyes as the tears started falling from her cheeks. That dream came often. The night InuYasha had left her for Kikyou. Kagome had gone through with the divorce with as little emotion as she could manage. It had been tough, especially with Aiyoku, her two-year girl, and a baby boy on the way. With the help of Souta, her mom, and ji-chan, she had gotten through it. Souta even moved in with her to help with the kids. Life got back to normal, at least as normal as was possible for someone who had just become a single mother of two by the age of 23. Two years had passed since then

"InuYasha, why did you leave? Kikyou. Damn her. Oh InuYasha!" Kagome started crying again. She sat up and pulled her knees to her chest.

"InuYasha!!!"

Sometimes I wake up

Cryin' at night

And sometimes I scream out your name

What right does she have

To take you away

When for so long you were mine

"Sis?" Souta walked into Kagome's room and sat on the bed next to her. He put his arm around her and rubbed her back.

"Sis, you can't keep thinking about him. It's been two years." Kagome sniffed and wiped the tears off her cheeks with her hand.

"Yes, I know. It's just hard, is all."

"Yah, I know." Souta stayed with Kagome until she fell asleep.

Kagome stayed home the next day. It was Tuesday, so Souta was at school, and he had dropped off the kids at daycare. It was a lovely April afternoon, so Kagome opened all the curtains in the house to let in the warm sunlight. She had on a pair of jeans, a loose, forest-green sweater, and fuzzy blue socks. Kagome went down stairs to the living room where she bent down in front of the bookcase and pulled out a small, cream-colored photo album with the words, "On My Wedding" on the front. She took the album and sat down on a velvety brown blanket with a picture of a horse on it. She made herself comfortable and started flipping through the pages.

Took out all the pictures

Of our wedding day

Those were times of love and laughter

Happy-ever-after

And even though those pictures

Have begun to fade

Please tell me she's not real

And that you're really coming home

To stay

Sometimes I wake up

Cryin' at night

And sometimes I scream out your name

What right does she have

To take your heart away

When for so long you were mine

The day passed by quickly. Kagome put the album away and cleaned house to keep her mind occupied. Kagome was just taking a blueberry pie out of the oven when she heard the front door open and the little footsteps padding their way toward her.

"Mommy!!!" Kagome set the pie on top of the stove and hugged her daughter as Souta walked in carrying her son, Kesshi.

"Mommy, look what I made today!!!" Aiyoku held up a picture of what looked like four scribbled lines with glitter on them.

"See, Mommy? It's you, me, baby Kesshi, and Uncle Souta."

"You did a wonderful job, honey!"

"Mommy, when is Daddy coming back?" Kagome picked up Aiyoku and hugged her tightly. A small tear fell down Kagome's cheek.

"I'm not sure honey."

I can give you

Two good reasons

To show you

Love's not blind

He's two and she's four

And you know

They adore you

So how can I tell them

You've changed your mind

Sometimes I wake up

Cryin' at night

And sometimes I scream out your name

What right does she have

To take your heart away

When for so long you were mine

I remember when you were mine