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Tag Archives: Nostalgia

Stay

Yes, I’ll stay Play pretend for one more day Live the dream another way and nothing left to say …nothing left to say   I can try to stay Play pretend for another day Drenched in this passionate calm Calmly passionate place Please don’t let me escape… I won’t try to get away again.   […]

Shattered Sea

I’ll carry the sea in a jar round my neck rushing and whooshing it seeps into me   I’ll keep the sea in a jar round my throat …caught in a net never letting it go   I’ll sleep with the sea wrapped tight round my soul until the glass breaks and I’ll never forget… […]

Tendencies

Living in the past she sits, she sighs She wishes for all that can never be She hopes for an imaginary life   Living in the future She worries all the time She makes herself false promises Her thoughts never rhyme   Living in the present she finally feels all right breathing in the here […]

Hide-and-Seek

Oh, little girl where have you gone? Are you playing hide-and-seek? is something utterly wrong?   1-2-3-4 follow me through the open door 5-6-7-8 come and set your record straight   Oh, tiny child where have you been? in your casket buried beneath my honest sin   9-10-11-12 into the past and future we’ll delve […]

The Land of Mango Sunsets

I am from visits to tropical beaches From dancing in the rain damp sand between my toes and mango-colored sunsets in my eyes   I am from the dawn chorus, waking me up for school From murmurings of those up before me the air conditioner breathing; the fan clicking and my older sister playing her […]