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This I Know to Be True MAG

March 18, 2016
By CurrentBell SILVER, Brookline, Massachusetts
CurrentBell SILVER, Brookline, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.”
― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

Coincidences happen only when you
least expect them to.
Which is why, I suppose, grocery stores
never seem to carry marinara sauce anymore and I
can always make a friend in a Starbucks bathroom.
Two twins separated at birth
find each other on Facebook and I wonder
if one still thinks she is prettier,
or if they don’t wear makeup anymore
or if they meet for coffee
every once in awhile.
I searched for forks in a drawer yesterday
and came up with only knives,
scratched palms. Found bandages and
lost photographs in a
medicine cabinet that I thought
was long rusted shut.
I say I don’t remember the
street number of your house;
I could not mail back memories even
if I wanted to without an agenda
or a phone book.
I drive by your house on my way to work
because once upon a time you told me
everything I know to be true is wrong.

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isuess GOLD said...
on Sep. 30 2016 at 1:31 am
isuess GOLD, Oakland, California
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Favorite Quote:
"You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life."

This is really beautiful. I love the flow of it

on Mar. 28 2016 at 2:16 pm
David.Oberteniak DIAMOND, Newton, Kansas
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This is great, keep up the good work :)