Chap. 1.6 - What About Today
Published Sep 12, 2015

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Here it is . . .

Hope you enjoy.

Here it is . . .

Hope you enjoy.
I know I’m predictable. But doing this always calms me. I have to focus to do this. I have to be nowhere else when doing this. I have to be no more than my fingers—no more than these keys. But it’s getting late.

At least the walk to the graveyard is only ten minutes, give or take.
And unlike Blake and Sea, I refuse to let Alyssa go. She deserved more than life gave her. She deserved more than hit-and-run. She deserved more than death at thirty-six. “Damnit, I miss you. Damnit. DAMNIT, I—” I breathe. Slowly. In and out. “Alyssa, I’m surrounded by friends and family but I still feel like I’m alone. “You were the only person I ever told about . . . her. Sea would have called me stupid for not chasing after her, probably spend weeks investigating, looking, trying to find her; she’s the optimist in the family. Blake would have—what would Blake do?” Pilot laughed, unhappy, “She would have said I should move on. Something like, loving someone you haven’t seen—haven’t known for decades is a waste of time. “Oh, god. I think not letting go is a reoccurring theme for me. “But you. You just listened. You listened. And telling you everything h—“

And there it is . . .

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