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Hearts and Heads MAG

August 24, 2009
By videotaped GOLD, Geneva, New York
videotaped GOLD, Geneva, New York
19 articles 18 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Hope and Memory have one daughter and her name is Art, and she has built her dwelling far from the desperate field where men hang out their garments upon forked boughs to be banners of battle. O beloved daughter of Hope and Memory, be with me for a little."
- The Celtic Twilight, W. B. Yeats

She stared at the ceiling. You
watched her do it and you
remembered the way her face had looked when you
flew halfway across the country. You

had watched her stare out the pillbox windows; you
had noticed how the neighborhoods looked like spinal cords; you
had fallen asleep with her head on your shoulder. You

copied poems into red notebooks. (You
hate college-ruled.) And when you
awoke to the outside world you
found unremembered ink stains blotting your fingers black. You

always wanted to be a New Yorker. You
(in someone else's words) were a homegrown coward. You
pretended Boston's city lights were New York's. You
wrote yourself in third person. You.

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lamelola GOLD said...
on Aug. 5 2011 at 3:56 pm
lamelola GOLD, Wichita, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
The problem is, you think you have time.

wow; this is good :D

on Mar. 2 2010 at 5:33 pm
Jilybeanrb SILVER, Prentiss, Mississippi
6 articles 0 photos 32 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Margo was not a miracle. She was not an adventure. She was not a fine and precious thing. She was a girl." ~Paper Towns

I like this. I like the way it sounds and the details you put in. Really great.