I Used To Say

February 1, 2009
By writingis4ever PLATINUM, Calabasas, California
writingis4ever PLATINUM, Calabasas, California
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I used to say
that I wanted to watch
Bone-chilling news reports- slyly, I claimed I could take it up a notch

And I would tell you
that I wanted to go to the driving range
That I liked carrying the buckets- you said I was strange

I used to declare
that I wanted to help cook
Cinnamon and salt lingering in the air, at you I would look

And I would often announce
that I liked cleaning the water
Cunningly catching victims with the net, you said I was the perfect daughter

But I didn't like news reports or driving ranges
And to cook or to clean wasn't what I wanted to do
All I really wanted was to be with you


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on Feb. 17 2009 at 10:54 am
jellyinthesky PLATINUM, Renton, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"wow, you have a shit-ton of cheese."

very sweet. i really liked it.


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