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I have been wrapped in ragged quilts
kissed on the forehead
and stumbled up moaning stairs.

I have built a fort in the snow
and spent the night under a pin-pricked sky.
I have spent life barefoot,
grown up on a bicycle, and run home to a strong whistle.

I have always had a shadow
to chase and to follow.
I have become accustomed to
knowing everyone and everyone knowing me,
to a familiar world.
I have always had a small town heart.



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lexiibeale said...
Jan. 9 at 5:44 pm
This is a lovely poem. It contains a really strong use of imagery.
 
Florescente said...
Jan. 9 at 1:20 pm
Love it and I can relate to it so much. Made me smile cuz it reminded me of home <3
 
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