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They Say

September 5, 2008
By Maria Diaz SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
Maria Diaz SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
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tick. tock. tick. tock. tick. tock.

time is slipping away from you (us).
iloveyouimisscomeover: all the words I'll lose.
i'm fighting so hard to keep you.
won't give up. not on you.

help me, will you? please, please.
death is forever. life is not.
choose air. choose sun. choose me.
we can watch Across the Universe,
sing along to "Hey Jude" (loudly).

we fall together, like puzzle pieces.
you: overachieving, overexaggerating. me: cynical, misanthropic.
you: moody, chaotic. me: energetic, unworried.
both halves of me love you.
you really do deserve it (really).

they say "nothing gold can stay."
but what does robert frost know?
we're always golden (always, always, always).
you're sunshine; your eyes say so.
you're glitter spilled across the sky.
some people might call it "stars";
i call it essence of you.

we keep running in small circles.
and, still, i won't give up.
(never give up, not on you).
think of November, cold football games.
think of Saturdays, the "let's-not-move-until-noon" days.
think of California, your favorite place.

will you remember when you're gone?

don't let go, T.McG (our language).
you still (always) have options (me).
i got lost; you found me.
you're lost; give me a map.

my laugh is always your shelter.
your smile will always be home.

The author's comments:
This is something I wrote about a close friend of mine.

I hope at least a few people can relate to it.

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on Jun. 10 2010 at 12:12 pm
starfishgurl BRONZE, Dgsdfh, Mississippi
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this was amazing. i could relate to it. tears formed in my eyes. i loved it.

on Nov. 24 2009 at 2:55 pm
Vylet.Mxoxoxo, Watford, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Love is patient, Love is kind"

this is soo cute (Y), i can relate to this xxxxxx

on Sep. 7 2008 at 9:22 pm
I know just how you feel, this made tears fall from my eyes, even though I thought I had forgotten how to cry.