carry it.


like a turtle with its shell

 carrying it wherever they go

a sure sign

it’s move-in weekend at the uni.


“the sweetest part of leaving home is knowing,

beyond the shadow of a doubt,

that you’ll always carry it with you.”



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  1. My memories of the event are foggy. Perhaps that’s for the best.
    But I do feel – not exactly sorry – but empathy – for those who will not have a good year. I spent a lot of time pretending.

    I am happy for those who have had some debt relief.

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  2. I’m tired tonight, my plumber’s back is aching, my poet’s pen is dry, my heart is yearning, my mind is thinking of peace, and my soul is singing the same old tune. And now days I’m travelling light..

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