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It's not complicated

September 3, 2009
By yaelephant5 PLATINUM, Potomac, Maryland
yaelephant5 PLATINUM, Potomac, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in the mirror which waits always before or behind."


how are you feeling partner?
I'm surprised the let you go
It's supposed to be pretty
Unless you have a dead cat for lunch

How high are we?
It's so dusty there
I had trouble breathing
Why is it so popular here?
Most people
Cant do it.

Look to the left
Beginning of the view
Looking back this way
We saw snow last year.
We did. We saw snow.

It's not complicated.

Im just saying its not-
Its incredibly treacherous
Stay close to the candles
She's leading them up a steep stairway

Can anybody tell me
Are there any nice roads
I want some vistas
No
I want water
A big boulder could come tumbling down
We're going down
Solving the puzzle

Look how close we are
To the edge
Cause it's a long way
To start
Overall
Turn around
This is some road
Enjoy it

take the bus back
if I took the bus backā€¦
to the
STOP
To the top

Tell him to stop
Make him stop
Its time to move on
Its time
To go

What time is it?
Its time.
Nothing is
The end of the world

The author's comments:
This piece is composed entirely of lines that my family said on a car trip.

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on Apr. 14 2010 at 7:55 pm
imperfection GOLD, Gilroy, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Dream as though you'll live forever, live as though you'll die today."
~James Dean (1931-1955), American Motion Picture Actor, symbol of rebellion

Love it- especially the last stanza!!


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