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Clementine walks with me on Mondays
She tells me about her job and her past
She works the late shift at the waffle house
She has three brothers and a cat named Oreo
She wears her hair in braids
Tells me it used to shine like butter
Which I don't quite understand
Tells me you had to see it to know what she meant
Clementine has dark circles that shadow her eyes
She tells me it's from her late hours
She doesn't mind because she gets paid all right
She likes the smell of eggs at 2 a.m.
She doesn't get many tips but the conversation is good
Tells me about truck drivers
Who tell her about their families
Tells me about teenagers
Who might as well be veterans of a tired war
Clementine clutches the ring that hangs from her neck
She tells me its story the most
She used to wear the ring on her finger
She used to hold his hand
She used to work the day shift at the waffle house
So she could come home to him
Tells me how funerals can break your already broken spirit
And I know it still hurts her like before
Tells me how she puts flowers on his grave
And I know she hates going to that ghost town alone
So I walk with Clementine on Mondays
Fort Worth, Texas
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"Be the change you want to see."
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Everyone is entitled to be stupid. But some people abuse the privlidge!
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"WHATS MEANT T0 BE WiLL ALWAYS FiND iTS WAY"
one of best poems I've ever read.
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you have a great talent and it's good to see that it isn't being wasted. at all.
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PERSONAL FAVORITE QUOTE::::
"When life hands you lemons,make BEEF STEW!"
did you make this up out of nowhere?!?
if so it is truly incredible
read some of my stuf??
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To the world, you may be just one person, but to one person, you may be the whole world. ~unknown
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People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food.
If there is such a thing as truth, it is as intricate and hidden as a crown of feathers.
--Isaac Bashevis Singer
Otherwise, really good job. Keep writing!
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"The city looks so pretty do you want to burn it with me?"- Hollywood Undead
it almost made me cry.
it was like wow.
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"Some things will never change"---Tupac
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"Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight." Phyllis Diller
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Change is just a new begining
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