a.) Ok. I feel like Iʼve always had a tornado inside of me. You have it inside of you. Just sometimes it doesnʼt move. I sort of bloom
late, but I know itʼs still there. It still twitches. Iʼm still flinching. Iʼm hiding in the basement. Trying to keep my head down. Trying not to
get shocked. Trying to keep the windows boarded up. Trying to find the words that need a home too, and that home might be you.
While that storm stays eating at the front door of my mind. Out here stranded between home and where I live. Waiting for the sun to
peak in like a killer. Until I can know the coast is clearer. If it comes from the sky and itʼs bad: It must be God. It must be mad. Like it
changed its mind. Said never mind. So I told myself that if I quit moving I died. So I started it spinning and spinning around.

b.) But you were alive on that day in this town in this state, and you were younger and not as sure as you are now, but you were alive
in every way. But we couldn't say that we'd ever find it again. So I put a mark on my heart for myself and all my friends. So we can find
it again. Holding up your families. Holding up houses. Holding down jobs, and tears. I hope you never again have to use people and
each other like washers (tightening the screws), but you were there for each other. Didnʼt leave. Didnʼt give up. And thereʼs a kind of
unfortunate peace you have that no one can take away. And the pictures prove that you used to live so take more. And even if you
donʼt know what love is try and be all of it. And build an army, an army of peace. We are homeless in our house. There are no guarantees.
Even in our houses we are homeless. There are no guarantees.


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    General CommentCorrections:

    "Ok. Sometimes I feel like I have a tornado inside of me..."

    "Out here stranded SOMEWHERE between home and where I live"

    "Waiting for the sun to PEEK in"

    "So I put a mark on my heart for myself and all my friends, so we can look at it again"

    "Over and over again I have used people like washers, tightening the screws, but we were there for each other".

    "And the pictures prove that you used to live so make more"
    tmoramon August 09, 2013   Link

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