issue three: love in the summer

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love in the summer J JU UN NE E

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contents contents page page editor's editor's note note overripe overripe amy amy liu liu

the the skimming skimming stone stone review review luke luke bateman bateman

drink drink me, me, sweet sweet sunshine sunshine kaja kaja van van den den berg berg

untitled untitled love love poem, poem, in in which which we we watch watch

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my my words words burn burn

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katherine katherine j. j. zumpano zumpano

cantiano cantiano d'amore d'amore helen helen jenks jenks

hot hot girl girl summer summer salonee salonee verma verma

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pineapple pineapple upside upside down down cake cake darnell darnell "deesoul" "deesoul" carson carson

her her and and the the sun sun abbie abbie howell howell

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love love the the size size of of a a palm palm christiana christiana jasutan jasutan

paper paper & & tea tea charlie charlie d'aniello d'aniello

one one night night at at the the monasterio monasterio de de piedra piedra jozie jozie konczal konczal

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your your face, face, as as ii remember remember it it sinéad sinéad mooney mooney

green green halle halle preneta preneta

first first attempt attempt naz naz

snow snow in in summer summer j.v. j.v. sumpter sumpter

vanilla vanilla bean bean chapstick chapstick calia calia jane jane mayfield mayfield

her her freckles freckles cyrine cyrine sinti sinti

the the summer summer rain, rain, my my woes woes and and you you sriya sriya

gray gray elizabeth elizabeth bates bates

nestled nestled in in the the cusp cusp of of my my hand hand akira akira ritos ritos

evergreen evergreen tamiko tamiko dooley dooley

love, love, stargazer stargazer kayleigh kayleigh sim sim

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a a rr ii p pe en n ii n ng g s su um mm me e rr ii s s m ma ad de e s sw we ee e tt e e rr b by y b b rr u u ii s se e a an nd d s sp po o ii ll .. o ou u rr b bu u rr n n ii s sh he ed d ll ii p ps s s se ee ek k tt o o d de e ff y y ff rr ii c c tt ii o on n ;; o ou u rr b b ll a ac ck k-a an nd d-b b ll u ue e e e ll b bo ow ws s k ke ee ep p u us s jj u us s tt ff a a rr e en no ou ug gh h a ap pa a rr tt tt o o ff e ee e ll d da aw wn n ’’ s s c c ll e ea an n g g ll o ow w .. w we e s s tt e ee ep p w wa a rr m m h h ii b b ii s sc cu us s tt e ea a ,, w wa a tt c ch h ii tt s s c co oq qu ue e tt tt ii s sh h p pe e tt a a ll s s b b ll u us sh h ,, a an nd d d d rr e ea am m o o ff h ho on ne ey ye ed d ll ii m mb bs s a an nd d ff e em m ii n n ii n ne e tt h h ii g gh hs s .. a a tt s su un ns se e tt ,, a a s so o ff tt e en n ii n ng g n ne ec c tt a a rr ii n ne e ff a a ll ll s s ff rr o om m a a tt rr e ee e ’’ s s b bo os so om m ;; ii tt b b rr o ow wn ns s w wh he en n ii tt h h ii tt s s s so o ii ll .. w we e p pa a rr e e ii n n tt o o ii tt s s g g ll e ea am m ii n ng g ff ll e es sh h :: p pu u rr e e n ne ec c tt a a rr o oo oz ze es s o ou u tt ,, a a tt h h ii c ck ke en n ii n ng g p po oo o ll o o ff m mo o ll tt e en n g go o ll d d ,, s sh h ii n n ii n ng g a ag ga a ii n ns s tt ii tt s s e ea a rr tt h he en n m mo o tt h he e rr .. o ou u rr d d ii m mp p ll e es s n no ou u rr ii s sh h a a tt e en nd de e rr a ac ch he e .. w we e s sp p ll ii tt tt h he e d d ii ff ff e e rr e en nc ce e ,, a an nd d tt a as s tt e e tt h he e s su un n ..

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m me ea as su u rr e ed d m ma an no oe eu uv v rr e e o o ff tt h hu um mb b a an nd d ii n nd de ex x ,, p pe e rr ff e ec c tt e ed d a an nd d p p rr a ac c tt ii s se ed d tt o o p p rr o ov v ii d de e p p rr e ec c ii s se e s s ll ii n ng gs sh ho o tt a ac c rr o os ss s tt h he e s su u rr ff a ac ce e .. d d rr a aw wn n b ba ac ck k a an nd d p p ii tt c ch h !! ll e ea ap p ff rr o og g s sk k ii p p s sk k ii m m s sp p ll a as sh h ..

tt h h rr e ee e h ho op ps s .. y yo ou u s sc c rr a a tt c ch h a a n no o tt e e w w ii tt h h a a b b ll u un n tt p pe en nc c ii ll ii n n a a d do og g e ea a rr e ed d n no o tt e ep pa ad d .. w we e rr a an nk ke ed d ii tt 4 4/ /5 5 s s tt a a rr s s ff o o rr rr o ou un nd dn ne es ss s ,,

b bu u tt o on n ll y y 2 2 ff o o rr ff ll a a tt n ne es ss s .. w wo ou u ll d dn n ’’ tt rr e ec co om mm me en nd d ..

o on n tt o o tt h he e n ne ex x tt ff ii n nd d ,, e ev ve e rr -p pu u rr s su u ii n ng g tt h he e ff a ab b ll e ed d s s tt o on ne e tt h ha a tt w wo ou u ll d d rr e ea ac ch h tt h he e o o tt h he e rr s sh ho o rr e e ..

a a ll ll tt h he e w wh h ii ll e e ,, b be en ne ea a tt h h tt h he e rr ii p pp p ll e e s s tt rr e ew wn n ll a ak ke e ,, p pe en n ii n ns su u ll a as s o o ff s su un nk ke en n s s tt o on ne es s g ga a tt h he e rr ..

o ou u rr ff ii n nd d ii n ng gs s a am mo ou un n tt tt o o a a rr a an nk k ii n ng g o o ff ll o os s tt s s tt o on ne es s ;;

w we e c ca an n rr e ec co om mm me en nd d o on n ll y y tt h ho os se e tt h he e ff u u rr tt h he es s tt o ou u tt o o ff rr e ea ac ch h .. a a tt h ha an nk k ll e es ss s e en n tt e e rr p p rr ii s se e ..

b bu u tt a as s a an n e ex xc cu us se e tt o o s sh ha a rr e e tt h ho os se e g go o ll d d ll e ea a ff e ed d e ev ve en n ii n ng gs s ,, ii tt rr e ea ac ch he ed d tt h he e o o tt h he e rr s sh ho o rr e e ..

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rink me, weet sunsh

drink me, sweet sunshine k ka a jj a a v va an n d de en n b be e rr g g

m my y s sk k ii n n rr e em me em mb be e rr s s y yo ou u rr tt o ou uc ch h ll ii k ke e s su ug ga a rr m me e ll tt ii n ng g o on n m my y tt o on ng gu ue e

s sw we ee e tt a an nd d ll u us sc c ii o ou us s ii n n tt h he e s su um mm me e rr b b rr e ee ez ze e y yo ou u rr ff a ac ce e o ou u tt o o ff ff o oc cu us s w wh he en n y yo ou u ll e ea an n ii n n tt o o k k ii s ss s m me e a an nd d s sp p ii ll ll y yo ou u rr d d rr ii n nk k ii n n m my y ll a ap p

m my y d d rr e es ss s rr u u ii n ne ed d ,, w we e tt ff ll o ow we e rr s s b b ll o oo om m ii n ng g ff rr o om m m my y tt h h ii g gh hs s ii ff e ee e ll b b ll e es ss se ed d tt o o b be e c co ov ve e rr e ed d ii n n ll e em mo on na ad de e s sw we ee e tt n ne es ss s tt h ha a tt h ha as s tt o ou uc ch he ed d y yo ou u rr ll ii p ps s

ll ii n ng ge e rr ii n ng g o on n m my y s sk k ii n n ,, d d rr y y ii n ng g u up p ii n n tt h he e h he ea a tt a as s y yo ou u ll a au ug gh h a an nd d a ap po o ll o og g ii s se e ff o o rr b be e ii n ng g s so o c c ll u um ms sy y w w ii tt h h y yo ou u rr ff e ee e ll ii n ng gs s ..

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ntitled love poe n which we watc y words burn

untitled love poem, in which we watch my words burn k ka a tt h he e rr ii n ne e jj .. z zu um mp pa an no o

ii w w ii s sh h ii c co ou u ll d d tt e e ll ll y yo ou u w wh ha a tt tt h h ii s s n n ii g gh h tt m me ea an ns s tt o o m me e ;; ll y y ii n ng g n ne ex x tt tt o o y yo ou u n ne ex x tt tt o o tt h he e ff ii rr e e ,,

u un nd de e rr tt h he e a au ug gu us s tt s s tt a a rr s s .. a an nd d ii w w ii s sh h ii c co ou u ll d d tt e e ll ll y yo ou u

h ho ow w ii tt ff e e ll tt tt o o b bu u rr n n o o ll d d p po oe em ms s w w rr ii tt tt e en n b by y ii n ne ex xp pe e rr ii e en nc ce ed d h ha an nd ds s ,, w w rr ii tt tt e en n a ab bo ou u tt h h ii g gh h s sc ch ho oo o ll c c rr u us sh he es s a an nd d n ne ev ve e rr ff e ee e ll ii n ng g g go oo od d e en no ou ug gh h .. tt o o w wa a tt c ch h a an ng gs s tt a an nd d e em mb ba a rr rr a as ss sm me en n tt c c rr u um mb b ll e e ii n n tt o o a as sh h ..

ii d d ii d dn n ’’ tt k kn no ow w w wh ha a tt ii w wa as s d do o ii n ng g tt h he en n ,, p pe en n o on n p pa ap pe e rr / / ii n nc co oh he e rr e en n tt s sc c rr ii b bb b ll e es s .. tt h he e w wo o rr d ds s ii n ns s ii d de e m me e n ne ee ed de ed d tt o o c co om me e o ou u tt ,, b bu u tt ii d d ii d dn n ’’ tt k kn no ow w h ho ow w tt o o tt u u rr n n tt h he em m ii n n tt o o p po oe e tt rr y y ..

tt h he ey y rr e em ma a ii n ne ed d h h ii d dd de en n ff o o rr s so o ll o on ng g .. ii d do on n ’’ tt ll e e tt y yo ou u ll o oo ok k a a tt tt h he em m b be e ff o o rr e e ii tt h h rr o ow w tt h he em m ii n n tt o o tt h he e ff ll a am me es s ..

ii p po ok ke e a a tt tt h he em m w w ii tt h h a a s s tt ii c ck k a an nd d tt h he e e em mb be e rr s s d da an nc ce e a a rr o ou un nd d u us s tt ii ll ll tt h he ey y v va an n ii s sh h .. e e rr a as se ed d .. ii n ne ex x ii s s tt e en n tt ..

ii w w rr o o tt e e o o ff h he ea a rr tt b b rr e ea ak k w w ii tt h ho ou u tt k kn no ow w ii n ng g w wh ha a tt ll o ov ve e w wa as s .. n no ow w ii d do o ..

ii w w ii s sh h ii c co ou u ll d d tt e e ll ll y yo ou u h ho ow w tt h h ii s s ff e ee e ll s s ,, b bu u tt tt h he e rr e e ’’ s s n no o w wo o rr d d ff o o rr tt h he e a a ff tt e e rr m ma a tt h h o o ff tt h ho os se e b bu u rr n n ii n ng g p pa ag ge es s a an nd d k kn no ow w ii n ng g ii ’’ m m g go oo od d e en no ou ug gh h

ff o o rr y yo ou u a an nd d ff o o rr tt h he e w wo o rr ll d d .. k kn no ow w ii n ng g tt h ha a tt ii ’’ m m s sa a ff e e w w ii tt h h y yo ou u ..

s so o ii ll ii s s tt e en n tt o o y yo ou u rr h he ea a rr tt b be ea a tt a an nd d s s tt a a rr e e u up p a a tt tt h he e e em mb be e rr s s ,, ff ll a am m ii n ng g s s tt a a rr s s ff a ad d ii n ng g a ag ga a ii n ns s tt a an n ii n nd d ii g go o n n ii g gh h tt .. ii ll e e tt tt h h ii s s b be e e en no ou ug gh h ..

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antiamo d'am

cantiamo d’amore h he e ll e en n jj e en nk ks s

u up po on n m my y tt e en nd de e rr s sk k ii n n tt h he e p pe e rr ff u um me ed d b b rr e ee ez ze e b b rr e ea a tt h he es s w w ii n ns so om me e w wo on nd de e rr s s o o ff s so om me e o o ll d de en n d da ay y tt o o tt e em mp p tt m me e w w ii tt h h y yo ou u rr ff ii c ck k ll e e ,, h ho on ne ey ye ed d v vo o ii c ce e w wh h ii c ch h h ha au un n tt s s tt h he e d d rr o ow ws sy y ,, d d rr e ea am m ii n ng g m m ii s s tt s s o o ff m ma ay y .. tt h he e ff rr a ag g rr a an n tt b b ll o oo om ms s o o ff s sw we ee e tt e es s tt h hy ya ac c ii n n tt h h— — tt h he e s so o ff tt e en ne ed d v v ii c ce e o o ff s su uc ch h b b ll u us sh h ii n ng g d de es s ii rr e e— — b b rr ii n ng g w w ii s s tt ff u u ll tt h ho ou ug gh h tt s s o o ff w wh ha a tt tt h he e w wo o rr ll d d o on nc ce e w wa as s ii n n ll a an ng gu u ii d d ,, m me e ll ll o ow w e ev ve es s a am mo on ng g tt h he e b b rr ii a a rr s s .. tt h he e m m ii s s tt !! — — ii tt ff ii ll ll s s m my y m m ii n nd d ,, m my y ll ii p ps s ,, m my y ll u un ng gs s ,, a as s ii ff s so om me e w w ii c ck ke ed d tt h h ii e e ff o o ff w wa ay yw wa a rr d d g g rr a ac ce e ,, tt o o tt e em mp p tt m me e w w ii tt h h tt h he e p pa an ng gs s o o ff p pu u rr e es s tt b b ll ii s ss s ii n n ll o ov ve e ll y y ,, ll ii ll tt ii n ng g ll a au ug gh hs s o o ff ll ii ll a ac c ll a ac ce e .. e en ns sn na a rr e ed d b by y h ho on ne ey ys su uc ck k ll e e c ch ha a ii n ns s ,, ll ii k ke e d do ov ve es s ,, o ou u rr w wo o rr d ds s a a rr e e s so o ff tt — — m ma ay y w we e o on n ll y y s s ii n ng g o o ff ll o ov ve e ..

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a a rr e e b bu u rr n n ii n ng g ,, ll a ac cq qu ue e rr e ed d ii n n m m ii n n tt rr o om mp pe e rr s s a ag ga a ii n ns s tt tt h he e b b ll a az z ii n ng g n n ii g gh h tt s sk ky y ,, s sh ha ak k ii n ng g tt o on ng gu ue es s & & tt h he en n h ha an nd ds s b be ec ca au us se e w we e d do o e ev ve e rr y y tt h h ii n ng g b ba ac ck kw wa a rr d ds s .. tt h he e rr e e ii s s n no o ii k ke ea a m ma an nu ua a ll ff o o rr a ac ce e tt o ou us s ll o ov ve e s sn na ap pp p ii n ng g ii tt s s w wa ay y ii n n tt o o tt h he e s sk k ii n n o o ff y yo ou u rr w w rr ii s s tt ll ii k ke e a a p pe e rr ff u um me e e e tt c ch he ed d ff rr o om m tt h he e v v ii n ne eg ga a rr g g rr o ow w ii n ng g u un nd de e rr y yo ou u rr e ey ye e ll ii d ds s ..

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ot girl summe

hot girl summer

tt h ha a tt '' s s b be ee en n ll e e ff tt o ou u tt tt o oo o ll o on ng g & & ii w wo on nd de e rr w wh ha a tt ff ll a av vo o rr y yo ou u w wo ou u ll d d b be e ii ff ii ll e ea an ne ed d ii n n a an nd d ll ii c ck ke ed d tt h he e s sa a ll tt ff rr o om m y yo ou u rr ll ii p ps s .. y yo ou u rr a an nk k ll e e tt s s ff rr o om m tt a a rr g ge e tt jj a an ng g ll e e tt o o tt h he e b be ea a tt o o ff tt h he e k kp po op p a a tt

tt h he e g g rr o oc ce e rr y y s s tt o o rr e e w wh h ii ll e e w we e g ge e tt rr ii c ce e n no oo od d ll e es s s so o w we e c ca an n p p rr e e tt e en nd d tt o o s se ec co on nd dh ha an nd d s s ll u u rr p p ll ii p ps s a a tt d d ii n nn ne e rr ..

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a a rr e e w we ea a rr ii n ng g e ea ac ch h o o tt h he e rr '' s s c c ll o o tt h he es s u un nd de e rr tt y yc ch ho o c c rr a a tt e e rr ,, k kn ne ee e ll ii n ng g d do ow wn n u un n tt ii ll tt h he e a as sp ph ha a ll tt s sk k ii n ns s o ou u rr k kn ne ee es s & & h ha an nd d ff a as s tt ii n ng g w w ii tt h h s sw we ea a tt a as s o ou u rr o on n ll y y w w ii tt n ne es ss s .. w we e ll e ea an n ii n n & & d da ab b ff rr a ag g rr a an nc ce e u un nd de e rr o ou u rr e ea a rr s s ,, w wa a tt c ch h ii n ng g g g rr o o tt e es sq qu ue e ll o ov ve e c c rr y ys s tt a a ll ll ii z ze e o on n o ou u rr ff ii n ng ge e rr tt ii p ps s & & h hu un ng ge e rr ii n ng g

ff o o rr o ou u rr a a rr c ch he ed d n na a ii ll b be ed ds s rr e es sp p ll e en nd de en n tt ii n n rr e ed d tt o o e ex xu u ll tt u un nd de e rr tt h he e h ho o tt s su un n ..

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p pe e rr ff e ec c tt

u un nd de e rr tt h he e tt rr e ee es s ii n n e ea a rr ll y y s su um mm me e rr ..

p p rr o om m ii s se es s

m ma ad de e

b bu u tt w we e g ge e tt c ca au ug gh h tt ii n n o ou u rr p p ll e ea a tt e ed d s sk k ii rr tt s s a an nd d ff rr e en nc ch h b b rr a a ii d de ed d h ha a ii rr s s ,,

w wa a ii tt ii n ng g ff o o rr o ou u rr e ex xe ec cu u tt ii o on n a as s w we e s s tt a a rr e e a a tt o ou u rr p pa a tt e en n tt ll e ea a tt h he e rr s sh ho oe es s ..

y yo ou u a an nd d ii ,, w we e b be e ll o on ng g tt o o p p ll a ac ce es s w wh he e rr e e tt h he e s su un n d do oe es s n no o tt s se e tt ..

w we e h h ii d de e tt h he e p pe e tt a a ll s s s sc ce en n tt e ed d w w ii tt h h tt h he e ff ii rr s s tt rr u us sh h o o ff ff a a ll ll ii n ng g ii n n ll o ov ve e b be e tt w we ee en n

tt h he e

p pa ag ge es s

o o ff

ff a ad de ed d

b bo oo ok ks s

a an nd d

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c c ll a as ss se es s ,, jj u us s tt tt o o rr e es se e rr v ve e tt h ha a tt tt h h ii s s ii s s h ho ow w ii tt ff e ee e ll s s ,, w wh he en n ii tt ii s s rr ii g gh h tt ..

b bu u tt

y yo ou u

n ne ev ve e rr

tt a au ug gh h tt

m me e

h ho ow w

tt o o

s sa ay y

g go oo od db by ye e

b be e tt w we ee en n

p p rr o om m ii s se es s .. e ev ve en n

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w we e

k kn ne ew w

tt h ha a tt

ii tt

w wo ou u ll d d

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ll a as s tt

s s tt a a rr tt tt h ha a tt

b be ec ca au us se e

w we e

o ou u rr

w we e rr e e

ii n n

ff ii rr s s tt

tt a au ug gh h tt

w we e w we e rr e e p p rr e ed de es s tt ii n ne ed d tt o o s sc ca a tt tt e e rr a a rr o ou un nd d tt h he e w wo o rr ll d d ll ii k ke e a as sh he es s

a an nd d g g rr o ow w n ne ew w s se ee ed ds s ff rr o om m tt h he e ll e e ff tt o ov ve e rr s s o o ff w wh ha a tt w we e k kn ne ew w tt o o b be e ll o ov ve e ..

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ll ii tt e e rr a a tt u u rr e e

a an nd d

ll a as s tt

ff rr o om m

tt h he e


jj .. v v ..

s su um mp p tt e e rr

ii a am m d diim mm miin ng g tth he e lla am mp p o off jju un ne e s su un n,, d drra aw wiin ng g c cllo ou ud ds s a ac crro os ss s tth he e s sk ky y lliik ke e b blla ac ck ko ou utt c cu urrtta aiin ns s,, a an nd d s sn no ow wiin ng g e ev ve erry yb bo od dy y iin n tto o m ma ak ke e tth he e m ma an n II llo ov ve e a a h he errm miitt..

h he e’’s s a affrra aiid d tto o d drriiv ve e o on n iic ce e..

lla as stt ttiim me e h he e d diid d,, tth he e ttiirre es s d diis se en ng ga ag ge ed d,, a an nd d tth he e c ca arr b be ec ca am me e a a b bo oa att,, ffllo oa atte ed d o on n tth he e ffo oa am m-w wh hiitte e w wa av ve es s o off s sn no ow w tto ow wa arrd d a an n iis slla an nd d o off c co on nc crre ette e..

h hiis s lliittttlle e s siis stte err,, iin n tth he e b ba ac ck k,, h he err b brre ea atth h s sttiillll,, ffo orr tth he e ttiim me e,, a atttta ac ch he ed d tto o h he err lliip ps s,, llo oo ok ke ed d a att h hiim m w wiitth h s sh hiip pw wrre ec ck ke ed d e ey ye es s— —

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now in summ

snow in summer


tth ho ou ug gh h h hiis s m mu us stta arrd d b bo ottttlle e g ge etts s s so o llo on ne elly y iin n h hiis s ffrriid dg ge e iitt s stta arrtts s tta allk kiin ng g tto o iitts se ellff..

b bu utt ii w wo on n’’tt lle ett h hiim m s stta arrv ve e..

ii a am m b brriin ng giin ng g h hiim m ffo ou urr s stte ea am miin ng g b bo ox xe es s o off p piiz zz za a,, p pa as stta a,, g ga arrlliic c k kn no otts s,, a an nd d h he e w wo on n’’tt c cllo os se e tth he e d do oo orr o on n m me e tth hiis s ttiim me e.. h he e’’llll iin nv viitte e m me e iin n,, d drra ap pe e tth he e b ba ab by y b blla an nk ke ett h he e s slle ee ep ps s w wiitth h a arro ou un nd d m my y s sh ho ou ulld de errs s,, a an nd d w we e’’llll e ea att..

y ye ea arrs s ffrro om m n no ow w,, w wh he en n w we e’’rre e s sttiillll tto og ge etth he err,, ii’’llll rre em me em mb be err h ho ow w w we e ffe ellll a as slle ee ep p,, p piiz zz za a b bo ox xe es s e em mp ptty y a att o ou urr ffe ee ett,,

b bu utt e ev ve en n tth he en n,, ii w wo on n’’tt tte ellll h hiim m.. ii w wo on n’’tt tta ak ke e c crre ed diitt ffo orr tth he e s sn no ow w.. ii c ca an n k ke ee ep p tth he e p pa arrtts s o off m me e h he e d do oe es sn n’’tt w wiis sh h tto o k kn no ow w..

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now in summ

a an nd d h he e’’llll lle ett n no o o on ne e d drriiv ve e o on n iic ce e,,


c ca a ll ii a a

jj a an ne e

m ma ay y ff ii e e ll d d

anilla bea hapstick

vanilla bean chapstick

h ha av ve e y yo ou u e ev ve err tta as stte ed d v va an niilllla a b be ea an n c ch ha ap ps sttiic ck k o on n a a h ho ott a afftte errn no oo on n iin n a a s so ou utth he errn n s su um mm me err a as s tth he e s su un n s sh hiin ne es s tth hrro ou ug gh h tth he e w wiin nd do ow w h hiittttiin ng g o ou urr s sk kiin n? ?

ii’’v ve e iim ma ag giin ne ed d w wh ho olle e s su um mm me errs s ffiilllle ed d w wiitth h u us s ttrra ad diin ng g b bo ottttlle es s o off

v va an niilllla a c co oc ca a-c co olla a b ba ac ck k a an nd d ffo orrtth h w wh hiille e y yo ou urr tth hu um mb b d drriifftts s a ac crro os ss s e ev ve erry y p piie ec ce e o off m my y b bo od dy y y yo ou u c ca an n ffiin nd d w wiitth h e ex xp po os se ed d s sk kiin n..

c ca an n tth he e m mo oo on nlliig gh htt h hiitt m me e iin n tth he e w wa ay y iitt d do oe es s iin n y yo ou urr d drre ea am ms s

w wh he en n w we e s siitt b by y tth he e w wa atte err a att m miid dn niig gh htt,, m my y e ey ye es s w wiillll a allw wa ay ys s b be e h ha allff-c cllo os se ed d iin n tth he e m me em mo orry y ffrro om m tth hiis s n niig gh htt;; ii h ho op pe e tth ha att m ma ak ke es s y yo ou u s sm miille e..

a as sk kiin ng g q qu ue es sttiio on ns s d do oe es sn n’’tt ffiitt iin n tth he e p pe errffe ec ctt s su um mm me err s stto orry y ii’’m m

tte elllliin ng g.. y yo ou u d do on n’’tt n ne ee ed d a a ffa av vo orriitte e c co ollo orr o orr k kn no ow wlle ed dg ge e o off tth he e

s so on ng gs s ii s siin ng g a allo on ne e;; tth ha att n no ottiiffiic ca attiio on n s so ou un nd d ffrro om m m my y p ph ho on ne e tth ha att m ma ad de e y yo ou u w wh hiip p y yo ou urr h he ea ad d u up p ffrro om m m my y s sh ho ou ulld de err d do oe es sn n’’tt c co on nc ce errn n y yo ou u..

tth hiis s iis s a a d da ay yd drre ea am m ffe ea attu urriin ng g u us s a an nd d iitt e en nd ds s w wh he en n tth he e c co olld d

c co om me es s.. y yo ou u a arre e rre ep plla ac ce ed d w wiitth h a an no otth he err p plla ay ye err.. a a d diiffffe erre en ntt p pe errs so on n tth ha att llo oo ok ks s a att m me e tth he e s sa am me e w wa ay y.. a a d diiffffe erre en ntt p pe errs so on n w wh ho o s sttrro ok ke es s m my y ffa ac ce e w wiitth h tth he eiirr tth hu um mb b tth he e s sa am me e w wa ay y..

s so o,, ffo orr n no ow w w wiitth hiin n tth he e h ho ott rra ay ys s o off tth he e s su un n ii llo ov ve e s so o m mu uc ch h y yo ou u

c ca an n b be e h ha ap pp py y.. y yo ou u c ca an n h ha av ve e tth hiis s v ve errs siio on n m me e.. w we e c ca an n s siitt s siid de e b by y s siid de e s sttiic ck ky y w wiitth h s sw we ea att a an nd d s sm me elllliin ng g lliik ke e m my y v va an niilllla a b be ea an n c ch ha ap ps sttiic ck k..

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c cy y rr ii n ne e

s s ii n n tt ii

lliig gh htt b brro ow wn n p piix xiie e d du us stt s sp prriin nk klle ed d o on n h he err ffa ac ce e p prriin ntts s o on n s so offtt s sk kiin n,, w wiitth h m my y ffiin ng ge errs s ii ttrra ac ce e

d do o y yo ou u k kn no ow w h ho ow w tth he ey y s sh ha arrp pe en n iin n tth he e g go olld de en n h ho ou urr? ?

er freckles

her freckles

h ha av ve e y yo ou u ffe elltt tth he em m p prriic ck klle e w wh he en n ii w wiis sh he ed d tth he ey y w we erre e m miin ne e? ?

iin n ffrro on ntt o off y yo ou urr lliittttlle e m miirrrro orr,, y yo ou u p prre es ss s h he ea av vy y p po ow wd de err o ov ve err tth he em m ii h ha atte e y yo ou u iin n tth he es se e m mo om me en ntts s..

y yo ou urr lliittttlle e s su un n-fflla ak ke es s c co ov ve erre ed d tto o m ma ak ke e y yo ou u a as s b blla an nd d a as s m me e

ii tth hiin nk k o off y yo ou u y ye ea arrs s lla atte err,, a as s ii s sttrro ok ke e m my y p plla aiin n s sk kiin n y ye ea arrs s a afftte err o ou urr jjo ou urrn ne ey y tth hrro ou ug gh h a ab bu us se e a an nd d s siin n ii m ma ad de e iitt o ou utt..

ii tth hiin nk k o off y yo ou urr ffrre ec ck klle es s a as s ii rre em me em mb be err y yo ou urr ffa atte e w we e rru us sh he ed d g go oo od db by ye es s,, s sa ad d g go oo od db by ye es s,, ffo orrc ce ed d g go oo od db by ye es s

y yo ou u p prre es ss se ed d y yo ou urr lliip ps s a ag ga aiin ns stt m my y ffo orre eh he ea ad d,, lliik ke e ii w wa as s y yo ou urr lliittttlle e d do ollll y yo ou u s sa aiid d ‘‘o on ne e d da ay y w we e w wiillll b be e h ha ap pp py y’’

ii tth hiin nk k o off y yo ou u o offtte en n w wiitth h ttiim me e c co om me es s m mo orre e rre eg grre ett o off w wh ha att y yo ou u’’v ve e m miis ss se ed d w we erre e y yo ou urr ffrre ec ck klle es s h hiid dd de en n w wh he en n tth he ey y ffo ou un nd d y yo ou u? ? ffrro otth he ed d a att tth he e m mo ou utth h a an nd d b bllo oo od d-s so oa ak ke ed d

d diid d y yo ou urr ffrre ec ck klle es s g glliitttte err iin n tth he e g gu utttte err tth he ey y ffo ou un nd d y yo ou u iin n? ? tth he ey y b bu urriie ed d y yo ou u a allo on ne e,, tth he ey y s sa aiid d y yo ou u h ha ad d n no o k kiin n..

a ac crro os ss s tth he e c co ou un nttrry y rre em me em mb be erriin ng g y yo ou urr ffrre ec ck klle es s – – y yo ou u h ha ad d m me e a allw wa ay ys s m me e.. h ha attiin ng g tth he e s su un n ffo orr p pu ulllliin ng g h he err g giifftt b ba ac ck k ffrro om m m me e..

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he summer ra y woes and i

the summer rain, my woes and you s s rr ii y ya a

d do o y yo ou u rre em me em mb be err tth he e w wa ay y y yo ou u s stto orrm me ed d iin ntto o m my y lliiffe e a as s iiff iitt w wa as s y yo ou urrs s tto o tta ak ke e? ? ((iitt w wa as s..))

d do o y yo ou u rre em me em mb be err h ho ow w w we e s sp po ok ke e o off rru un nn niin ng g iin n tth he e rra aiin n w wiitth h o ou urr h ha an nd ds s c clla as sp pe ed d tto og ge etth he err? ? w we e w we erre e a allw wa ay ys s d drra aw wn n tto o e ea ac ch h o otth he err''s s h ha an nd ds s.. y yo ou u w we erre e a allw wa ay ys s m me ea an ntt tto o tte etth he err m me e w wiitth h y yo ou urrs s.. ((a an nd d iitt d diid d..))

ii''v ve e a allw wa ay ys s h ha atte ed d tth he e s su um mm me err ffo orr ii w wa as s m ma ad de e ffo orr tth he e rra aiin n,, b bu utt b bo oy y d diid d y yo ou u ttu urrn n m miin ne e iin ntto o o on ne e p pe eo op plle e d drre ea am m o off.. ((ii h ha atte e iitt a a lliittttlle e lle es ss s n no ow w..))

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b bo ou un nd d tto o d de es sttrro oy y.. w we e w we erre e b bo otth h c co on ns se ec crra atte ed d tto o ttu urrm mo oiill.. ((ii d de es sttrro oy y s sttiillll,, b bu utt ii d do o iitt a allo on ne e.. a an nd d ii h ha atte e iitt..))

w wiin ntte err h ha as s p pa as ss se ed d,, tth he e a aiirr iis s h hu um miid d a ag ga aiin n.. s su um mm me err h ha as s rre ettu urrn ne ed d,, b bu utt w wh he erre e a arre e y yo ou u? ? ((w wiillll y yo ou u b be e b ba ac ck k? ?))

w wh ha att d do o ii d do o w wiitth ho ou utt y yo ou urr h ha an nd d iin n m miin ne e? ? ((iitt''s s tto oo o c co olld d..))

w wh ha att d do o ii d do o w wh he en n tth he e s su um mm me err rra aiin n v viis siitts s m me e o on nc ce e a ag ga aiin n? ? ((iitt w wiillll h ha au un ntt m me e,, w wo on n’’tt iitt? ?))

h ho ow w d do o ii ffiin nd d y yo ou u? ? h ho ow w d do o w we e g go o b ba ac ck k tto o k ke ee ep piin ng g e ea ac ch h o otth he err a alliiv ve e? ? ((w wh he en n? ? w wh he en n? ? w wh he en n? ?))

h ho ow w d do o ii k ke ee ep p m my ys se ellff ffrro om m w wiitth he erriin ng g n no ow w? ? ((ii d do on n''tt tth hiin nk k ii c ca an n..))

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he summer ra y woes and i

w we e w we erre e b bo otth h


gray e e ll ii z za ab be e tt h h

b ba a tt e es s

lla atte e a au ug gu us stt,, w wh he en n ttw wo o s se ea as so on ns s s sh hiifftt lliik ke e a a c co ollo orr g grra ad diie en ntt,,

y yo ou u w wo orre e a a h he ea atth he erre ed d g grra ay y s sh ho orrtt-s slle ee ev ve e s sp pe ec ck klle ed d w wiitth h lle ea aff-ffiilltte erre ed d s su un n

ffrro om m tth he e s sa am me e ttrre ee e

ray

o on ne e ffa alllliin ng g iin ntto o tth he e a arrm ms s o off tth he e o otth he err..

ffo orrm miin ng g a am mb biig gu uo ou us s s sh ha ad do ow ws s o on n m my y s sh ho ou ulld de errs s..

iin n tth he e rre es sp piitte e o off s sh ha ad de e,, ii n no o llo on ng ge err m mu us stt s sq qu uiin ntt tto o d de ec ciip ph he err tth he e m miirra ag ge e o off y yo ou urr ffiig gu urre e,,

o orr y yo ou urr s sa ap pp ph hiirre e iitt’’s s-a allm mo os stt-s se ep ptte em mb be err g glla an nc ce e..

a a lle ea aff ffe ellll a an nd d ii d diid d,, tto oo o..

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estled in the usp of my han

nestled in the cusp of my hands a ak k ii rr a a

rr ii tt o os s

m my y ffa atth he err tte elllls s m me e,, b brriig gh htt-e ey ye ed d w wiitth h s so ou urr y yo og go o b ba alllls s b be ettw we ee en n m my y tte ee etth h,, tth ha att o on ne e d da ay y ii w wiillll ffa allll iin n llo ov ve e.. g ge ett

m ma arrrriie ed d,, h ha av ve e k kiid ds s,, llo ov ve e y yo ou urr h hu us sb ba an nd d tth hrro ou ug gh h tth hiic ck k a an nd d

tth hiin n,, s sllu ug gg giis sh h iin n s sp pe ee ec ch h,, h he e w wa av ve es s h hiis s h ha an nd d a an nd d g ge es sttu urre es s tto o

a an nd d ffrro o,, o oc ce ea an n w wa av ve es s.. m my y m mo om m a ag grre ee es s,, n no od dd diin ng g h he err h he ea ad d iin n tta an nd de em m.. c co on nd du uc ctto orr tto o o orrc ch he es sttrra a,, ii d de ee em m tth he em m b bo otth h ffo oo olls s.. ii g grro ow w u up p.. d da ay y-o olld d y ya ak ku ulltt s sp piilllliin ng g o on n s sh hiirrtts s,, m ma an ng go o

p piitts s g grra az ziin ng g tth he e b bo otttto om m o off m my y tte ee etth h,, m my y m mo om m’’s s lle ec ch he efflla an n

w wa affttiin ng g tth hrro ou ug gh h tth he e s sp prriin ng g’’s s b bu ud dd diin ng g b brre ee ez ze e— —c ca arra am me ell a an nd d s sttiic ck ky y,, ii a am m h ha ap pp py y.. m my y p pa arre en ntts s g grriin n a att m me e w wh he en n ii rru un n a am mo ok k

o on n tth he e lliiv viin ng g rro oo om m ffllo oo orr,, k kn no ow wiin ng g tth ha att m my y e eiig gh htth h-g grra ad de e tte ea all d drre es ss s w wa as s s sw we ep ptt b by y tth he e b bo oy ys s ii n ne ev ve err lliik ke ed d.. ii d da an nc ce ed d iin n

s sllo op pp py y e elle eg ga an nc ce e w wiitth h b bo oy ys s w wiitth h w wh ho om ms stt ii n ne ev ve err d de es siirre ed d tto o k kiis ss s..

m my y m mo om m tte elllls s m me e y yo ou u’’llll h ha av ve e n no o p pu urrp po os se e,, w wh he en n ii s sn na arrll

o ou utt a att s siix xtte ee en n tth ha att ii w wo on n’’tt h ha av ve e k kiid ds s.. m mo on ntth hs s lla atte err,, ii a am m k ke ep ptt a aw wa ak ke e.. ii’’m m s stta arriin ng g a att m my y n na aiills s iin n tth he e b blla ac ck ke ed d-o ou utt c ce eiilliin ng g,, b be elliie ev viin ng g iiff ii g glla arre e h ha arrd d e en no ou ug gh h,, tth he en n tth he e m mo ov ve em me en ntt w wiillll

a ap pp pe ea arr e ev ve en n w wiitth ho ou utt a a s slliiv ve err o off lliig gh htt.. ii fflle ex x tth he e tte en nd do on ns s iin n

m my y h ha an nd ds s.. iiff llo ov ve e m me ea an ns s h ha av viin ng g tto o g giiv ve e b biirrtth h,, tto o m ma arrrry y a a m ma an n w wh ho os se e ffa ac ce e ii’’llll iin ne ev viitta ab blly y w wiip pe e o ou utt w wiitth h a allc co oh ho oll,, tth he en n ii’’d d rra atth he err lliiv ve e w wiitth ho ou utt iitt tth he en n k kn no ow w w wh ha att iitt w wa as s.. w wh ha att w wiillll iitt lle ea av ve e ffo orr m me e iiff ii h ha av ve e n no otth hiin ng g tto o g giiv ve e? ?

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estled in the usp of my han

iin n tth he e s so olliittu ud de e o off tth hrre ee e a am m iin n m my y c co olllle eg ge e a ap pa arrttm me en ntt,, lliitttte erre ed d w wiitth h h ha aiirr,, d du us stt,, a an nd d b bu ug gs s,, II a am m o on n m my y p ph ho on ne e..

s sc crro olllliin ng g o on n d da arrk k m mo od de e,, w wh hiitte e lle etttte errs s a an nd d w wo orrd ds s,, ii rre ea ad d a ab bo ou utt ffa ak ke e llo ov ve e a an nd d ffa ak ke e p pe eo op plle e a an nd d w wo on nd de err iiff a allll tth he e

ffe ee elliin ng gs s tth ha att tth he ey y d de es sc crriib be e iin n s su uc ch h ffiic cs s c ca an n o oc cc cu urr iin n m my y

rra ap pttu urre ed d rriib b c ca ag ge e.. tth he e ffe ee elliin ng g o off llo ov ve e iis s tto o b be e k kn no ow wn n,, ii rre ea ad d a allo ou ud d,, u un nffa am miilliia arr a an nd d a ac crriid d o on n m my y tto on ng gu ue e.. tto o k kn no ow w a an nd d b be e k kn no ow wn n,, ii s sc co offff a att tth he e tth ho ou ug gh htt o off v vu ulln ne erra ab biilliitty y.. w wiitth h s siille en ntt rre ellu uc ctta an nc ce e,, ii s sh hu utt o offff m my y p ph ho on ne e..

b be eiin ng g k kn no ow wn n b brriin ng gs s ffrra ag giilliitty y,, ttrru us stt iis s tth he e w wa atte err tto o

s sa an nd dc ca as sttlle e w wa alllls s.. ii llo ov ve ed d h he err,, y yo ou u k kn no ow w.. ii k kn no ow w,, s so om me e o otth he err p pa arrtt o off m me e s sa ay ys s,, m mo os stt lliik ke elly y p prriis sttiin ne e ffrro om m s sa an nd d a an nd d g grriitt.. iitt

d diid dn n’’tt k kn no ow w p pa aiin n,, d diid dn n’’tt e ex xiis stt w wh he en n s sh he e w wa as s h he erre e.. iin n fflle ee ettiin ng g c cu urriio os siitty y,, iin n n na aiiv ve e llo oy ya alltty y,, ii llo ov ve ed d h he err ttiillll ii c co ou ulld dn n’’tt b be ea arr iitt

o on n m my y p pa allm ms s,, c co ou ulld dn n’’tt k ke ee ep p tth he e w wa arrd drro ob be e d do oo orr s sh hu utt w wiitth h iitts s c co op pp pe err-s sh hiin ne e k kn no ob bs s,, a an nd d ii llo ov ve ed d h he err e ev ve en n w wh he en n b brriid dg ge es s w we erre e b bu urrn ntt tto o rra ag gg ge ed d c crriis sp ps s a an nd d d du ullll s sp plliin ntte errs s..

tth he e m ma ay y s su un n iis s llo oo om miin ng g o ov ve err m my y b ba allc co on ny y.. ii s stte ep p

o ou utts siid de e ffo orr tth he e ffiirrs stt ttiim me e iin n d da ay ys s,, b brre ea atth hiin ng g iin n g ga as so olliin ne e a an nd d n ne ew wlly y-o op pe en ne ed d s su un ns sc crre ee en n a an nd d m mo os sq qu uiitto o rre ep pe elllla an ntt.. tth he e g giirrll

ii’’m m tta allk kiin ng g tto o,, 110 00 0 a an nd d s so om me etth hiin ng g m miille es s a aw wa ay y,, tte ex xtts s m me e g go oo od d m mo orrn niin ng g!!!! < <3 33 33 33 3.. a an nd d ii b blliin nk k,, iim ma ag giin niin ng g w wa atte err,, w we ea ak kn ne es ss s,, s su un n-e ex xp po os se ed d s sk kiin n,, a an nd d d dy ye e-d da am ma ag ge ed d h ha aiirr.. tth he e rre ep pe ea atte ed d

c cy yc clle e o off iin nh ha alliin ng g a an nd d e ex xh ha alliin ng g,, lliik kiin ng g a an nd d llo ov viin ng g a as s e ea as sy y a as s tth he e p pu um mp piin ng g o off m my y c ch he es stt.. ffo ou urr m mo on ntth hs s,, a an nd d ii k kn no ow w h he err a an nd d

k kn no ow w h he err a an nd d k kn no ow w h he err a an nd d s sttiillll,, ii d do on n’’tt k kn no ow w h he err e en no ou ug gh h.. ii

w wa an ntt tto o k kn no ow w y yo ou u,, ii tty yp pe e.. ii w wa an ntt tto o k kn no ow w y yo ou u lliik ke e ii k kn no ow w m me e b bu utt e ev ve en n tth he en n,, w wo ou ulld d y yo ou u lliik ke e tth ha att? ? w wiillll y yo ou u e ev ve err w wa an ntt tto o

k kn no ow w m me e? ? II d de elle ette e tth he e m me es ss sa ag ge e a an nd d s se en nd d h he err m my y ffa av vo orriitte e b bu un nn ny y p piic cttu urre es s iin ns stte ea ad d..

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o off m my y u un niiv ve errs siitty y c ca am mp pu us s,, g grra as ss s tth hrre ea ad de ed d tth hrro ou ug gh h m my y ffiin ng ge errs s..

ii rre es stt m my y h ha an nd d o on n tth he e d diirrtt,, s siiffttiin ng g ffo orr tth he e b be ea attiin ng g o off a a h he ea arrtt.. ii s siitt o on n tth he e d de ec ca ad de e-o olld d b brro ow wn n lle ea atth he err c co ou uc ch h,, m miitts sk kii p plla ay yiin ng g iin n m my y e ea arrs s a an nd d lle ett m me ella an nc ch ho olly y tta ap p iin n m my y ffiin ng ge errs s.. ii p plla ay y

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n no orrd diic c h ho ou us se es s o on n iin ns stta ag grra am m.. ii lla au ug gh h a att h he err a au ud diio o m me es ss sa ag ge es s,, m mo ou urrn n o ov ve err h he err s su um mm me err m miid dtte errm ms s.. ii tth hiin nk k o off u us s w wa allk kiin ng g

a arro ou un nd d tth he e a arrtt iin ns sttiittu utte e o off c ch hiic ca ag go o,, ttrra ad de ed d s sw we ea atte errs s a an nd d

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ii llo ov ve e,, a an nd d llo ov ve e,, a an nd d w wa an ntt w wa an ntt w wa an ntt w wa an ntt w wa an ntt.. s sh he e

m me es ss sa ag ge es s m me e a ag ga aiin n,, b bllu ue e a an nd d rre ed d m miin nii c ca ak ke es s b bllu urrrre ed d iin n tth he e c ca am me erra a a an nd d ii tty yp pe e o ou utt:: d do o y yo ou u ffe ee ell iitt tth he erre e? ? p prre es ss se ed d a ag ga aiin ns stt y yo ou urr h he ea arrtt? ? d do o ii b be ea att tth he erre e? ?

ii h hiitt s se en nd d..

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o on n tth ha att d da az zz zlliin ng g jju ully y d da ay y w wh he en n y yo ou urr ffo orre eh he ea ad d c crriin nk klle ed d a ag ga aiin ns stt tth he e b blla az ziin ng g rra ay ys s ii n no od dd de ed d m mu utte elly y ffrro om m b be eh hiin nd d m my y s su un ng glla as ss se es s e ey ye es s a ad do orriin ng g,, u un nb be elliie ev viin ng g y yo ou u w we erre e s so o c cllo os se e tto o m me e..

w we e s sp plla ay ye ed d o ou utt,, e ex xh ha au us stte ed d,, iin n tth he e c co olllle eg ge e g ga arrd de en n s sttiillll c clla ad d iin n ffu un ne erre ea all e ex xa am miin na attiio on n g go ow wn ns s d da arrk k p piin nk k c ca arrn na attiio on ns s iin n o ou urr b bu utttto on nh ho olle es s tto o s sh ho ow w w we e w we erre e o on n tth he e h ho om me e s sttrra aiig gh htt o off ffiin na alls s..

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a as s v ve errd da an ntt a an nd d e en nd dlle es ss s a as s tth he e ffu uttu urre es s o ou urr ttu utto orrs s p prro om miis se ed d s sttrriip pe es s ffrro om m tth he e m mo ow we err o on n tth he e g grra as ss s lla ay yiin ng g n ne ea att ttrra ac ck ks s tto ow wa arrd ds s a a c cllo ou ud dlle es ss s s sk ky y..

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a as s y yo ou u s sp po ok ke e,, ii s se en ns se ed d tth ha att y yo ou urr w wo orrd ds s w wo ou ulld d s stta ay y rro oo otte ed d iin n m me e,, b bu utt tth ha att tth ho os se e h ho op pe es s w wo ou ulld d b be e s so om me etth hiin ng g ii’’d d w wa attc ch h ffrro om m a affa arr.. w we e n ne ev ve err s sp po ok ke e a ag ga aiin n..

y ye ett o on n tth ha att d da ay y,, ffo orr o on ne e a afftte errn no oo on n

y yo ou urr v viis siio on ns s c co ou ulld d h ha av ve e b be ee en n m miin ne e,, a an nd d tth ha att o on ne e m mo om me en ntt

s stta ay ys s a as s ffrra ag grra an ntt a an nd d ffrre es sh h a as s tth he e d da aiis siie es s a an nd d b bu utttte errc cu up ps s tth ha att e en nc ciirrc clle ed d u us s,, p prro otte ec ctte ed d ffrro om m g grro ow wiin ng g o olld d..

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