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The endless conversation
about that one friend of my brother that messed up in 6th grade
keeps everyone awake.
With my brother gradually getting defensive,
I watch the city skyline
turn into corn fields with sad-faced cattle.
I like looking into other people's cars to see what they are doing.
It's a game
to guess why they are traveling through central Indiana.
Can anyone guess why we drive on these roads 3 times a year?
Roads that go through towns
that are barely large enough to have a name.
I don't even know how we end up here year after year.

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HereSheIsThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Apr. 8 at 12:20 pm
I love your details about the drive. They make it feel real and relatable to the readers.
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