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half-asleep memory listing one summer night in minnesota

February 1, 2013
By PaigeStreet PLATINUM, Juneau, Alaska
PaigeStreet PLATINUM, Juneau, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
"Stay golden"
- Johnny (The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton)

eighty seven more memories left
bob marley
hours of silence
chocolate muffins
bruised ankles
curbside picnics
words about college and graduation
complaints about math homework
brand-new running shoes
excitement and accomplishment
buttered upside-down bread
christmas-lit political idealism
letters and dry stamps
packing for college
take this cd
broken window roadtrips
volume all the way up
call me
bibles and prayer
desperate lonely prayer
sticks of incense
midnight cold over windowsills
thought i felt my cellphone buzz
it was nothing
sixty one more memories left

The author's comments:
I wasn't half asleep when I wrote it, I wrote half of it while I was asleep.

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