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Random Poem:

Monty Python movie marathon
shadowskiss

My palms were sweating.
 1
Monarchs were flying around inside of me.
 2
 
 
Stars were never so perfect.
 3
Slurpee’s never tasted so sweet.
 4
 
 
We sat there on the overstuffed couch.
 5
Basking in the memories of what was once, maybe, there.
 6
 
 
The movies had ended.
 7
(Monty Python movie marathon!!)
 8
Our faces hurt from laughing so hard,
 9
we had gross stomach aches from too many chips,  no sustenance,
 10
and “too much TV”  headaches.
 11
(I was dancing though)
 12
 
 
He leaned into, over to, me
 13
He whispered in my ear
 14
“You wanna go for a walk?”
 15
All I could do is nod,
 16
as some form of construction welled up in my throat.
 17
 
 
Off we went
 18
Leaving them all behind
 19
Not caring at all
 20
 
 
Even the streetlights were beautiful
 21
 
 
One last kiss
 22
 
 
One last stare into those tremendous eyes
 23
 
 
Then I walked away
 24
With new found memories,
 25
a whole (but broken) heart
 26
 
 
And all I could hear now
 27
Were flip flops plucking asphalt notes on the street
 28

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