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Tortilla Town

June 9, 2021
By Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
147 articles 41 photos 1014 comments

Favorite Quote:
The universe must be a teenage girl. So much darkness, so many stars.
--me


Birds chirp feverishly

when suckers play the garbage cans

in the cool of the morning

the color of Popsicles,

and blind men sell dental floss door-to-door,

and pedal-pushers push their way

out of the resale shop windows,

and poets try to find a path.

I got a million things to say,

My soul is a half-baked tortilla,

Sure wish you were a friend of mine—

street-corner stranger,

sure wish you’d help me.


The author's comments:

Please, please don't question my sanity after reading this:)


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Lydiaq ELITE said...
on Jul. 3 2021 at 8:23 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
147 articles 41 photos 1014 comments

Favorite Quote:
The universe must be a teenage girl. So much darkness, so many stars.
--me

The pictures thankfully seem rather up to date

on Jun. 20 2021 at 2:25 pm
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
200 articles 23 photos 1053 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

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on Jun. 20 2021 at 8:44 am
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
200 articles 23 photos 1053 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

hey i just had an idea!
to fix the problem with 2009 stuff being top commented and voted, what if we were to start voting and commenting on one thing as many times as possible to tr and keep it in the top spot? i can think of a good article off the top of my head, its called write it for me. i know for a fact that the author was active a couple months ago, their user is piper some numbers I forgot.

on Jun. 18 2021 at 11:19 pm
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
200 articles 23 photos 1053 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

;9

Lydiaq ELITE said...
on Jun. 18 2021 at 6:08 pm
Lydiaq ELITE, Somonauk, Illinois
147 articles 41 photos 1014 comments

Favorite Quote:
The universe must be a teenage girl. So much darkness, so many stars.
--me

Lol, lol

on Jun. 18 2021 at 5:40 pm
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
200 articles 23 photos 1053 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

are you mentally ok? hows your sanity? *impish falsly innocent smile