100 Drabbles of Summer – 16. Patience

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16.  Patience

“Take it slow,” Anna advised, as she watched Jason take out his bass guitar. 

Nodding, Jason settled it against his leg and positioned his hands properly.  He placed his fingers against the strings on the neck, and strummed down. 

“Chord works,” Anna said, grinning when Jason acknowledged her words.

The trouble began when he attempted to play a scale.  The notes were all there, but his fingers couldn’t move fast enough to get through it smoothly. 

Exasperated, Jason went to set the bass down.  Anna stopped him with a hand on his wrist.  “Be patient,” she said.  “You’ll get there.”

 

Anna Foster and Jason Vilnas.  Original characters. 

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