100 Word Challenge via Julia’s Place.
His family, friends and coworkers all said returning to the routine would be the best therapy. If he could manage to put some of his life back on track, the rest would fall into place. But she was the routine. Without her, he was lost, time wobbled and quivered instead of circling regularly. All he did was for her, from the moment his eyes opened in the morning to when they closed at night.
And even then, she was with him in sleep and his dreams.
“I mean, what’s the point,” he asked.
“She was just a dog,” they said, tired of consoling him.