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My face is a town
that she's put in her rearview mirror
I've been the way there and back again
Now I have no way out

The only lovers that know my lips
are the vices I can't stop clinging to
We all take our medicine
then creep home under the radar

I'm just killin' time
until time kills me
2012 Matthew M. Danielson

from Chapter 15: The Twilights of Life
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Sigma-Echo-Seven Oct 11, 2012  Student Writer
Clever.
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MMDanielson Oct 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you.
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Oseltamivir Sep 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome! I like how you don't spell things out for the reader so we have to actually use our brains to catch what you mean ;)
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MMDanielson Sep 13, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much. I try to be a little cryptic, but not so much that people don't get the message. It can be a difficult line to maintain.
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Oseltamivir Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
But you do it well :)
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natirey7 Sep 10, 2012  Student Writer
The first two lines are truly perfect.
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MMDanielson Sep 11, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much. They're my favorite lines as well. I liked them as soon as I wrote them down.
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All of life's streets seem to be One-Way.
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MMDanielson Sep 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
That they are. You have to go around the block to get across the street.
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:iconlancelotprice:
It's a conspiracy, I tells ya. Damn that Stephen Hawking and his arrow of time. Not that I actually believe in time. :D
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