100 Drabbles of Summer – 87. Let Go

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87 Let Go

Jason placed his back against the wall, drawing his knees up to his chest.  Beside him, his girlfriend Anna waited patiently for him to begin speaking. 

“It’s just so hard sometimes,” he said.

“What is?” Anna asked. 

“Trying to get past everything.  The dreams always come back, you know?”

Resting her head against his shoulder, Anna said, “When I’m there or not?”

“Not,” Jason said, and they shared a look.  “Go figure.”

Anna chuckled softly.  “Well,” she said.  “I think now the best thing to do is just let them go.  Keep living.  What does the rest of it matter?”

Jason Vilnas and Anna Foster.  Original characters.

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