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Unabridged Security

When I was younger, I dreamt of white-pillared homes and summers that would never fade within the pale September haze.

Now I long for simplicity to slap me across the face. I am suspended in a chokehold by the hope of quiet afternoons, laced fingertips, and warm sips of lavender lattes taking a moment to slow dance with me.

All the fragments of life people deem insignificant, are the very things that possess a quality of peace that never threatens to break eye contact with me.

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The realization that the product of a fulfilled life is not solely a compilation of big, eventful moments. Rather, it is a variety of sweet and minuscule moments being woven together, forming an irreplaceable mosaic of memories.

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Written on January 16, 2022

Submitted by joymreeves on May 13, 2022

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Joy Reeves

Growing up in a family of eleven, I have always felt the need to nurture my own individual artistic abilities and to always live a life that is not watered-down. I have written countless poems, songs on my guitar, and I enjoy doing anything that pushes my growth. more…

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