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I was fifteen. eight hours
in the waiting room remembering
the ride, lights flashing, you
crying through your oxygen
mask, saying I'm okay,
I'm okay.
I still hear you
when I close my eyes,

see the man across the room,
folding paper cranes out of
magazine pages &
pamphlets about every
kind of pain. after six hours
he taught me the right way
to fold a wing

& it was, I think, the one thing
that saved me: each
smooth and steady crease
a promise.

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I can't stop reliving these moments.
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smilewithlove Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
outstanding, heart-touching piece :heart:
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FuzzyHoser Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Little distractions sure do amount to so very much, eh? :heart:
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this-epiphany Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012   Writer
oh, they get us through so often. :)
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DailyLitDeviations Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012
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this-epiphany Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012   Writer
thank you so much :heart: especially for this piece.
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archelyxs Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012
Such a beautiful sincere heartbreaking moment. You have given us a gift in sharing this :coffeecup:
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this-epiphany Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012   Writer
:heart: thank you so much for reading and commenting.
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ohsostarryeyed Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012
sometimes, when you can't stop yourself from reliving something or obsessing over something, writing it out is the only way it stops. i wonder if it's because then, it knows it's been recognised. thoughts and people are alike- neither wants to be ignored.
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this-epiphany Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012   Writer
yeah, I sometimes think it's like that. because someone out there somewhere, someday, might read it and be like - I totally understand. and that helps quiet the restlessness and the obsessing.
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ohsostarryeyed Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
i think that's writing's purpose in general, even!
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