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archaeology MAG

December 5, 2009
By laurenz GOLD, Phoenix, Arizona
laurenz GOLD, Phoenix, Arizona
12 articles 11 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Writing is not a job, something you do. It’s something you are, something you can’t not be. Being a writer is … about being so bewitched by language that writing seems real, and life by comparison feels like a dream." ~ Adair Lara


i lose things sometimes …
pennies and sticky notes and the matching sock.
her credit card and my earrings and the car keys.
the story i meant to tell you,
the word on the tip of my tongue.
my sense of self.

lucky for me
you're really good at
finding the things
i've lost.



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on Apr. 12 2010 at 6:51 pm
starsonmysleeves SILVER, San Anselmo, California
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oops pardon you're on the page after me. 

on Apr. 12 2010 at 6:49 pm
starsonmysleeves SILVER, San Anselmo, California
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i love this poem.  i like the simplicity and vulnerability of the language.  the message is beautiful. i'm glad to see this went in the magazine. (we're on the same page! cool huh?)

laurenz GOLD said...
on Jan. 2 2010 at 8:10 pm
laurenz GOLD, Phoenix, Arizona
12 articles 11 photos 12 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Writing is not a job, something you do. It’s something you are, something you can’t not be. Being a writer is … about being so bewitched by language that writing seems real, and life by comparison feels like a dream." ~ Adair Lara

This is by me, iridescentbubbles, in case you want to look up more of my poems :]


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