All tagged love

Did I choose this loneliness willingly? Was I so scared of the pain of love that I chose to eliminate it from my life so completely? In my effort to experience every possible feeling in life did I somehow get stuck in loneliness?

Their bikes lay in the grass. They lay next to them on cheap bamboo mats. It’s warm and sunny but they both wear long-sleeved shirts and pants. They have all the time in the world. Now that the kids have left home.