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Drifting Apart

We used to be





We used to be
best friends,





best friends,


really tight,
















like sisters.
After we turned 16,



After we turned 16,
we drifted apart,




we drifted apart,
like leaves in the fall,


like leaves in the fall,
drifting off their trees,
onto the ground,












being blown away from











the leaves they were











with for so long.
I










I
DON'T







REALLY
miss her.






miss her.
I









I
NEVER







ALWAYS
think about her.




think about her.
I









I











can't find a friend











as good as her.
have found many friends
better than her.
The








The











horrible
thought that we might


thought that we might
lose each other




lose each other
often occurred to me.


never occurred to me.

Now that we're apart,


Now that we're apart,
I feel free.






I feel alone.












Tears stream down my











cheeks as
I remember all those times
I remember all those times
when we would watch


when we would watch
movies together




movies together
while chowing down on

while chowing down on
warm, buttery popcorn.

warm, buttery popcorn.
But then I found
the popular crowd.
My life turned





My life turned











upside down.
ten times better.











That's when the tears started











and they've come back











every night since
One month,











and two days ago.
Tuesday the eleventh:


Tuesday the eleventh:
the day my life changed.

the day my life changed.





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R. Moxie said...
Nov. 9, 2010 at 8:10 pm
:) I knew this double-voice poem would be published-- I still think that I can find the two-voices within the poem, but it is just formatted differently that the original :) Keep it up!
 
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