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sometime after eleven

October 11, 2013
By migwam ELITE, Tumwater, Washington
migwam ELITE, Tumwater, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present." --Marcus Aurelius

the crash couldn’t have been helped;
we were high on stars and drunk on being young
leaving our friends laughing in the dust, we drove
to surreal nostalgic soundtracks
down your midnight road to nowhere
and when we hit ninety i thought of everyone and our lives
and was not afraid
because i understand
the need to race one’s remaining minutes
to go so fast you can no longer think
and with our hearts beating in our throats you took the corner
we blessed each other softly and carelessly
lost control
and for a moment i braced myself
and this time, time did slow down
enough to catch your headlights reflecting on
each and every falling leaf in front of us
as the trees we hit trembled
and a moment later the joy came
we are still alive!
laughing and whooping at the diamond sky
i was a victory because i felt and loved
and i was there to feel and love
for a few more minutes, at least

and it was good.

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on Jan. 5 2014 at 5:54 am
Pareidolia GOLD, Kasilof, Alaska
13 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'll make my way, until the universe can fit inside my heart"

Oh, you. You you you you you. :D