February 10th, 2017 by Jan

He said, Are you waving your arms around much these days?
She said, No, I just don’t feel like it.
He said, Everything changes.
She said, Truth be told, I just get angry when I do.
He said, Yeah, you were really hurt.
She said, Yeah.
He said, When do you think you might let go of all that?
She said, I don’t know. How long does it take to get a knife out of a back?
He said, nothing.
She said, Maybe if I waved my arms around a bit, I’d be flexible enough to reach it myself.
He said, Yeah, but you’d still have a gaping wound.
She said, Yeah, but at least then there would be a chance of healing.
He said, Yeah.
She said, Everything changes.
He said, Yeah.

2 thoughts on “hesaidshesaid

  1. Kathy

    Some things are so close to the surface and too close to the truth…thanks for teaching me to breathe in to my lungs, even though it really, really hurts. And thanks for teaching me that, when I’m ready, I get to blow it out, too. 2%


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