Friday, March 8, 2019

I don't remember why we aren't together anymore

We haven't been together for months.  I know it affects me more.  I can see it in my reflection, every day, staring back at me.

I don't know what happened.  We were getting along so well.  There was a routine, a schedule, spending time together after work almost five days a week.  Then on weekends, we could get together any time of the day, morning, noon, night.  Afterward, I always felt renewed and refreshed, almost relaxed.  Why did I stop?  Is it all my fault?

Sometimes I sit here thinking about our time together.  We were steady (and mostly slowish).  Sometimes I would feel the need to hold onto those arms, always supportive and reliable, unwaveringly so.  I eventually got so comfortable when we were together, I could settle in and read a book, not even noticing the time passing me by.

I hope we can get back together soon.  Maybe when I get home, I'll strap on my new Reeboks.  In some ways, I miss us...





4 comments:

  1. Ha - I was drawn in by your hook - and totally loved the surprise. Very fun piece.

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  2. Oh, my gosh...you had me going! Your avatar led me down one path...only to discover it was really something else. Brilliant. "Hold onto those arms." So awesome.

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  3. That's EXACTLY how I feel about my spin bike! I have resigned myself to delaying the reunion until after grad school graduation in December.

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  4. Excellent writing! Thanks for a Friday night giggle. The bright side is you haven't started to use it as a clothes rack.

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