The Bench

October 1, 2010
By Caitydancer14 GOLD, Holland, Michigan
Caitydancer14 GOLD, Holland, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Love is when two people choose to sit in the middle of a bench when there is plenty of room on the ends."-Anonymous

"Love is when two people choose to sit in the middle of a bench when there is prenty of room on the ends." -Anonymous

In the park, there is a bench.
Old, rusted, seconds away from falling apart.
This is the bench where the little boy feel and broke his arm.
The bench where the two best friends met.
The bench where the husband left his wife.
The bench where the old married couple sits every day for an hour.
Here we are, sitting on this bench.
Slowly, foot by foot,
inch by inch,
getting closer in distance,
and closer in heart.
As you lace your fingers through mine,
I think back to the old married couple, who sit here every day for an hour
and hope we are like them.
For there is more to this bench
than rusted metal, graffiti and cracked wood.
There are stories,
some already told,
some still waiting to be discovered.
We are one of them.

The author's comments:
This was inspired by a bench in the park by my house. There's alot of stories about that bench, and that bench holds alot of memories for me.

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