“I did it because I had too.”
“You had no choice?’
“And you just kept going?”
“Yes. Till it was done.”
“So now what?”
“I don’t know. At first I missed them all.”
“Yes. I knew them so well.”
“They were real for you?”
“Leaving them there felt like grief - at first.”
“Now I just feel empty.”
“But there’s always next year, right?”
“I can’t wait that long. I can’t! I have to start writing again...”
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