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Time Takes a Breath MAG

February 27, 2009
By Keegan Watters SILVER, Dallas, Texas
Keegan Watters SILVER, Dallas, Texas
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I sit with my feet up on the dashboard,
music bursting from the speakers in rhythmic little puffs,
windows rolled down just enough so I can dangle my left hand over the edge.

I can faintly hear the wind pecking at the cracks on the door,
sending the puddles of water on the ground into frantic ripples
and propelling crackled autumn leaves onto my car windshield.

I close my eyes and listen to the storm battering around me,
enjoying the balmy sensation of the car vents breathing hot air,
warming my skin despite the bitter cold outside.

For once I have nowhere to be, no deadlines to meet, no class to rush to,
and so I stay here just a little while longer while the world races on around me.

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on May. 4 2009 at 10:54 am
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on May. 3 2009 at 10:53 pm
DoLL_F@C3, Memphis, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:

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on Apr. 30 2009 at 5:52 am
Cameron_M. BRONZE, Richmond, Texas
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very nice use of imagery keep it up

on Apr. 30 2009 at 4:02 am
abooga.looga SILVER, Covina, California
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i love the imagery. i can picture myself there. beautiful.

ANA said...
on Apr. 24 2009 at 5:44 pm
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on Apr. 23 2009 at 5:38 pm
jthien1 BRONZE, Cincinnati, Ohio
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o my friggn god that's awesome. i can really picture the image you described, sweet imagery.

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on Apr. 23 2009 at 5:13 pm
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on Apr. 23 2009 at 2:07 am
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I lik it!