With A Sweater

October 7, 2011
By BettingImNot GOLD, Toronto, Other
BettingImNot GOLD, Toronto, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"It's a paper town, look at all those culs-de-sac, those streets that turn in on themselves, all the houses that were built to fall apart. All those paper people living in their paper houses, burning the future to stay warm. All the paper kids drinking beer some bum bought for them at the paper convenience store. Everyone demented with the mania of owning things. All the things paper-thin and paper-frail. And all the people, too. I've lived here for eighteen years and I have never once in my life come across anyone who cares about anything that matters.” -John Green

Charlie sat
Counting the few loonies and toonies
That had slipped through the cushions in the couch
And the few bills that had managed to escape from her college fund
That her single mother kept in a glass box beside her bed
The whole time taking peaks at the ripped magazine page
The one with that IT sweater circled in red
That sweater that would make her almost A's expand to double D's
That sweater that would make all the lip gloss wearing girls
Remember her chap stick wearing face
And all the jersey clad boys that can remember Angelina Jolie
But can not seem to remember Charlie Robb
Finally chant her name as if it were a prayer at half time
That sweater that would make a broken girl, whole
That sweater that would make a shy girl, sing
That sweater that would make a chained girl, soar
That sweater that would make a 16 year old girls world spin 'round

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