It is never easy. It has never been easy for me to let go but this must be done. The inevitable has been dragged on for far too long. Just to do it, say it.
“Just to do it!” I shriek, squeeze my eyes shut, and turn away.
It ends as quickly as it began. Slowly, I open my eyes and sigh, feeling suddenly of loss. The diseased tree that has been part of my life for the two decades is now gone, in its place is nothing but a stump. “How does it feel?” He asks.