Time to Let Go

If you want to participate, here is the link: https://carrotranch.com/2018/11/15/november-15-flash-fiction-challenge/

Sifting through boxes stacked to the ceiling, I relived my old life one memory at a time.

Boxes I packed to one day take with me, instead I sifted through and weaned, taking only the memories I couldn’t part with.

Flashes of childhood, high school, memories of first crushes, of family before the divide.

I discarded some items with ease wondering why I kept such silly things so long, other items required time to mourn.

Life has changed.

I realized these scraps make up me and yet none of these are who I am.

It’s time to let go.

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Prompt: Write about scraps of any kind, why they matter and/or what they make.

Word Count: 99

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