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Childhood Friends

January 23, 2019
By AnjaO SILVER, Mclean, Virginia
AnjaO SILVER, Mclean, Virginia
8 articles 24 photos 0 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." -Eleanor Roosevelt


How Did We Grow Apart?

When we were young

We were best friends

Slip-n-slides in your backyard

“Spa Days” in mine

But then the time passed

I don’t know where it went

You didn’t tell me your struggles

I couldn’t help you

I was surprised when you went away

But I could still hear your voice

As I clutched the phone hard

Like a lifeline

Tears ran down my face

I missed you

And I couldn’t help you

And I couldn’t visit you

Even though you had helped me


The author's comments:

Hi! I am Anja, a 16 year old from right outside of D.C. I enjoy taking photos and writing about people's perceptions of the world around them.


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