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First Date MAG

August 4, 2011
By Lindsay Danner BRONZE, Papillion, Nebraska
Lindsay Danner BRONZE, Papillion, Nebraska
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Lisa Loeb is singing
the perfect song
as we sit sipping Mochas
in the back booth
of Starbucks –
neither of us talking –
both of us staring hard
into each other’s eyes –
your foot rubs up against mine
under the table
and you mutter “sorry”
and take a sip of
your coffee
accidentally leaving
a dot of whipped cream
on your upper lip
and I laugh
and you turn a
few shades darker than
a plum
and swipe your
tongue over the
fluffy white stuff
that I so badly
want to reach over
and brush my finger across
because just to touch you
right now
would break the ice
and maybe then you’d say
“thanks” or something
and we could start a real
and I could actually
go home tonight
and tell my mother
who’ll be waiting patiently
in her favorite armchair
just how great
our first date was.

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on Aug. 6 2011 at 8:10 pm
ErisRose DIAMOND, Ashburn, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
Omnia vincit amor et nos cedamus amori- Love conquers all let us yield to love
Sweat Dries, Blood Clots, Bones Heal, Suck it up and dance!
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I love this, it is so sweet! check out my work if you get a chance, thanks:)

on Aug. 6 2011 at 12:58 pm
Kbuschan PLATINUM, South Plainfield, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Fall in love or fall in hate; Get inspired or be depressed; Ace a test or flunk a class; Make babies or make art; Speak the truth or lie and cheat; Dance on tables or sit in the corner; Life is divine chaos. Embrace it. Breathe. And enjoy the ride...

aww its really sweet and i love the whole feeling of it. great job :) adding to my fav.s

on Aug. 5 2011 at 11:40 am
ElleNicole BRONZE, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all."

This is good. =)

Check out my work? Thanks if you do!