eglantine_br (eglantine_br) wrote,
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Prom

My little girl, in the dress.
Her date the girl in the suit. ("We both like girls mom, but not each other that way, I mean we're best friends, it would be weird.")

One thing I did not know, going into this motherhood gig, half a life ago, was how you could come to love the ones that are not your own. Daughter's friend has been there, through it all, through seizures, and break- ups, and two different schools, and two moves, sunshine and rain, and chicken sandwiches. I am so grateful for that loyalty.


'Turn around and your two, turn around and you are four--
Turn around and you are a young girl
Going out of the door...'

There they go, growing up, becoming adults.
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    Hello. Just me today, no fiction right now. Thinking of you all, and how close I feel to people I have never met. What is meeting in person really?…

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    Sorry that this came out twice. Cannot seem to delete it for some reason. Please to not feel obliged to read it twice.

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