D.D. (for Ashley)

March 4, 2010
By Hermosa_Lingua BRONZE, Bluffton, South Carolina
Hermosa_Lingua BRONZE, Bluffton, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
\"If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I\'m neurotic as hell. I\'ll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days.\" \"Let me fly with you?\" - Sylvia Plath


Dark in Charleston. The rain
throwing itself to the street.

Each drop a Southern hussy
Falling carelessly

that they might be as drunk
as she is. Stumbling,

arm around my shoulder.
The other hand pointing

towards some other party
like a pirate points to land

but I see no haven.
She sticks her tongue out

catching no drops
and I feel my eyes water

not only from the smell of warm beer
on my dress, but because

I remember a girl so alive.
And now I am watching her

dig her grave
With a silver spoon.

Do I also dig?
DO I bear the blame?

Sister, feel the rain.



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