Sunday

I Deleted My Files...And You



Dear you,

I cleaned up my files today.

I deleted old docs that I have no use now.  

I deleted previously downloaded music; music that you used to sing to me, and music that my heart used to sing for you. 

I deleted videos with you in it and videos I laboriously created for you.  

I deleted some duplicate photos, and also your photos, photos of you and me, photos that reminded me of us. Or at least how I was when I was with you.

It is still kind of heavy clicking YES when the prompt question appeared; Are you sure you want to delete these photos/videos?  I’m not sure if I wanted to, but I’m sure that I needed to.

When I was done cleaning up the ghosts of the past, I made sure I wouldn’t be tempted to retrieve them. So instead of opening the Recycle Bin to check, I just right clicked it and chose Empty Recycle Bin.

Another prompt question:  Are you sure you want to permanently delete these items? Again, I’m not sure if I wanted to, but I’m sure that I needed to. 

It’s about time.

And who would have thought that cleaning up computer files can bring heaviness in your heart and tears to your eyes?  


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10 comments:

  1. I haven't deleted anything yet and I know I should... I don't read it but the point is that I know I shouldn't keep it... yet I'm not sure I'm strong enough to delete it all yet...


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  2. Beautifully written :-)
    Its difficult but definitely worth it! One has to move on one day or the other!!! :-(

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  3. its not important to delete things, photographs, letters, numbers as they come back to you every night when u r too tired o thinking o everything else.
    it comes back as hatred, and as love.
    so i let it stay.
    may be time will slowly make it obscure... may be one day it will fade away

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  4. Beautifully written. Right from the heart.

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  5. Hugs to you. May God comfort you and heal your pain.

    God bless!
    Laura of Harvest Lane Cottage

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  6. Sometimes one must delete the past to open up new opportunities for the future. Well Done dear.

    Kindest & warmest regards,
    Mike

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  7. You are courageous and brave. Me, I have only slowly begun to delete 'memories' of what was and what was not meant to be. Stay strong Lux. You got an amazing spirit - and life has so much good stuff to yet give you.

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  8. Deep...somehow i see myself and every person that, at some point loved someone. Nice post, and be sure, you're not alone:)
    http://color--your--life.blogspot.ro/

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  9. Deleting and clearing out things from the past is healing. Later. At the moment, it might not feel like it, but it is.

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  10. Deleting files related to someone who you loved, who is now - someone you once knew, HELPS! It does help. Atleast it saves you from constant reminders of that person. Slow healer. :)

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