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Scheherazade in Blue Jeans
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25th-Jul-2009 12:30 pm
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Calligraphy by ladydrakaina; illustrations by sheistheweather. Parchment paper, ink and colored pencil.

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You are always everything you have ever been -
you are moments of joy and of pain,
sedimentary,
layered to form your heart and mind,
your self.

You will always be the child on the swingset,
and the student with your books,
and the lover, and the loved.
Some part of you lives there always,
and you would not be yourself
if not for that fight,
that heartbreak,
that moment where everything paused -

You are always everything,
everyone,
you have ever been.
And something, some secret place in you
knows all that you will be.

Perhaps it was the child,
swinging higher and higher,
propelling yourself up with
momentum and will,
until you could finally see
over the playground fence,
over your house,
over the setting sun,
over the horizon,
over into that moment of knowing...
and down, back to that summer evening,
and the promise of the life to come.
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Comments 
25th-Jul-2009 04:45 pm (UTC) - Monitor Check In
Anonymous
It looks like you're going strong. Keep up the good work.
25th-Jul-2009 06:11 pm (UTC)
You know I love that particular piece of writing!!! Go you.
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