Why don’t you look me in the eyes? It was a legitimate question, but she…
They say you can't live in the past. But, what if the past is all you have left? What if the break between The Past and The Future was so abrupt, you can't separate the two? What if the thing that keeps you going is the simple remembrance of it all? You just can't keep the dreams from intruding at night. What if the memories become a warm blanket you wrap around your body on the coldest of days? A momentary lapse.
What if...just for that instant...you are back there again? Before you knew what you know now. When it was simple and comforting.
A walk in the park. A soft nuzzle at night. Laughter. Time, so much time. All as it should be. What then?