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sarah g


Nostalgia


There's this kid on a
Swingset outside my school
I can see her through the window
In honors history
She reminds me of me
When i was five years old
How i used to swing higher
And higher and at the
Very top, i jumped
Of course, it only resulted
In scraped knees and
Woodchips in my clothes
But somehow
In my five year old mind
It was worth it
For the nanosecond i spent
With the world far beneath me
And the
Wind in my hair.

Submitted: Friday, October 25, 2013
Edited: Saturday, November 08, 2014

Topic of this poem: nostalgia


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The swing set outside my school is gone now, i think the little girl i remember being is too.

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