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Glory Fades

June 16, 2010
By sydneeharris16 DIAMOND, Auburn, Maine
sydneeharris16 DIAMOND, Auburn, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
we the willing, lead by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. we have done so much for so long with so little, we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.

As i walk through
a town, that used to be
all i knew, i realize.

At the field, down the street
from my house,
I spent most of my time there.

The Pizza place,
across the street from my house
I spent everyday after school
in fifth grade there.

That Pharmacy across the
street from the Diner
down the road from the Library.
Where I walked with my friends,
wasting time.

The school
that i cried for
when i graduated on to
Middle School
where i spent six years
of my life.

This town that I know so well,
that I held on to so tight,
then just let go with both hands.

I moved on, leaving everyone
and everything i knew

This place had so much
when i grew up here

Now in the dead of winter
I realized as I walk through
this town

The glory is once held so dear,
Has faded.

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