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I saw my former college roommate this morning. I can't believe it's been twenty years since we last met. It was wonderful to see her - she was as lovely as ever, but I think we are both happier and more centered now than our 20 year old selves.

If I could go back in time, I'd like to give my 20 year old self a reassuring hug.

Poetry snippet of the day:

How to Read a Poem: Beginner's Manual
by Pamela Spiro Wagner

Treat a poem like dirt,
humus rich and heavy from the garden.
Later it will become the fat tomatoes
and golden squash piled high upon your kitchen table.

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On April 8th, 2009 08:10 pm (UTC), clynne commented:
Yay for old friendships renewed.
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On April 9th, 2009 12:10 am (UTC), ticklethepear replied:
You're still the coolest frood who knows where her towel is. :)
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On April 9th, 2009 10:40 am (UTC), hatter_anon commented:
I relate to that. The older I get the more comfortable I am in my own skin, which is ironic considering I'm never going to look like 21 again!

Glad to hear you had a lovely catch up. Always a joy.
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On April 9th, 2009 11:52 am (UTC), ticklethepear replied:
I'd rather not think that I'm almost 40!
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