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Somewhere East Of Here

April 1, 2010
By Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.


I’m accustomed to nice things,
Like purple ribbons and blue balloons.
He crept up during the night,
With flashing lights and silver spoons.
A good night combed my hair straight through,
But it left the comb twisted and tangled.
He’s always watching from the corner,
The corner’s watching from an angle.
He tempts me with glimpses of dusk,
Hoping that I’ll take a long walk.
He’s betting I’ll have a nervous breakdown,
But my breakdowns refuse to talk.
The shadows often come to spy out the land,
Sometimes I can even hear them creeping.
They know the sunshine can’t reach the garden,
And they know the vegetables are full of secrets.
They tried to catch me on a spaghetti night,
But I knew it all too good and well.
The windows and doors sealed themselves shut,
And my sweet tomatoes will never tell.
I see him peeking through a window,
But I don’t find his looks intimidating,
Because my eyes are also a glowing bright red,
And the weight on my shoulders is twice as heavy.
My soul set out like an armed navy ship,
Refusing to suffer such a shameful defeat.
My soul crushed like an armed navy ship,
Under the weight of his massive seas.



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on Aug. 16 2010 at 11:37 am
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

School started Wednesday of last week for us.  Not for you?

on Aug. 14 2010 at 3:51 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

i never say that. school started? where do yuo live? oh wait...thats right...

on Aug. 14 2010 at 2:36 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Haha, do you know how many times I've heard that now that school's started??

on Aug. 12 2010 at 6:11 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

i know right?

on Aug. 12 2010 at 3:14 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
learn from your past to live for the future.

Ahhh....artfully done, Boosflash...artfully done...

on Aug. 11 2010 at 10:46 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

i know exaclty what you said captain. i was giving you the french equivalent and mocking you at the same time.

on Aug. 11 2010 at 10:23 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Haha, that's kind of what I said "Commo se" means basically "What is" and "wha...?" obviously means "wha...?" so I put it together....."Commo se wha...?" means "What did you say?"

on Aug. 11 2010 at 4:59 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

(peeps around the corner and looks both ways) "its FRENCH captain." i said what did you say?

on Aug. 10 2010 at 11:19 am
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

I'm sorry I don't speak Swahili...

on Aug. 8 2010 at 9:48 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

De quoi parles-tu?

on Aug. 8 2010 at 9:37 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Commo se wha...?

on Aug. 8 2010 at 9:13 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

so...the thread really is this long? and..we're down near tate publishing?

on Aug. 6 2010 at 11:43 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

I don't know it's confusing...

on Aug. 5 2010 at 11:10 am
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Get, Got, Gotten.

okay...the point was?????

on Aug. 4 2010 at 5:16 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Literalization makes more sense than deliteralization.

on Aug. 3 2010 at 2:52 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

i know your original captain. i mean said what i didnt. thats what happens when you literalize me captain. i dont sense much make do i?

on Aug. 2 2010 at 6:20 am
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

I'm sorry, it's just that's one of the things I hate is unoriginality.

on Jul. 30 2010 at 3:22 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Get, Got, Gotten.

well then help me clean this here milk up. dont batman me captain.

on Jul. 30 2010 at 1:22 pm
DreamWriter17 PLATINUM, Marengo, Indiana
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learn from your past to live for the future.

Darn you, I AM original!

on Jul. 29 2010 at 9:17 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

oh, well its nice to know youre not original. nothings better then doing someone elses dance. do your own dance. he's mad at me cause i call him 'captain'. how dare.