I can just see how this would have made a great mini video that looped back and forth as in the Boomerang app... but I only have my memories.
My lungs are a little bigger now. I can run for four miles, I can hold my breath underwater for over a minute... I breathe in the love, exhale the crap.
I would rather swim naked in a lake under the sun than drown in the World Wide Web where female nipples are censored. I would rather climb a tree than climb the social ladder. I want to swig tequila from a bottle and feel the burn, talk to an elder and really learn. I would rather suffocate ...
So maybe I don't want to forget you. Maybe I'm secretly still looking for you. Hoping desperately to find you in a place you wouldn't (couldn't) even know to hide. It's likely that I'll continue to torture myself with this game forever.
Sometimes we have to let people go, even when we don’t want to, even if we never imagined a future without them. Sometimes we have no choice, so we have to make peace with that, as hard as it is. We can struggle against it, we can resist. Or we can set the other person free, and set ourselves ...