this finish line
chalked in rosy pink
at the end of a
line of yellow
the other end unmarked.
“i realized something. that wasn’t a finish line for me…that was my new starting line”
-wendelin van draanen
kids from school days long since past
happy that this day was last.
“the biggest happiness is when at the end of the year
you feel better than at the beginning. “
-henry david thoreau
image credit: ann arbor news, ann arbor public library vintage collection