||BEING CONTINUED Reunion
by AK Miller
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How does anyone know anyone? Is it by design or is it by chance? I know that the situations I have put myself in dictated much of whom I have met, but for the most part I think it was at random. Classes I chose. Trains I rode. Places I have lived. They all had their influence, but the people who had the most lasting effect were the ones that I knew when I was younger. Relationships that seemed so insignificant at the time have proven to be the most powerful and necessary. They are the basis of comparison, for good and bad. Only when we are young do people seem like possibilities instead of threats. Adulthood. That's what has happened, that's when things changed. And although adulthood fits us pretty well, it doesn't taste like what we thought it would. So what now? We get together to raise our glasses to each other and wash that taste down. We cry over ones we have lost. We laugh about things that actually were funny at the time. We celebrate small victories. We all know what happy feels like. We have all had our share of sad. We've reconnected the past, have a good idea of the future and we can finaly live in the now. We are coming full circle by coming here. Let's agree that we didn't really know what we were doing back then and toast for having made it this far. This is new territory, just a little familiar. I want to know who you have become. I think you really care where I have been. It's good to meet you again. None of the little dramas of the past matter anymore. A little piece of the person I used to be is still inside me. And he still loves that little piece of you that's still inside you. So let's dance. Grab your Boone's Farm and I'll get the clove cigarettes. They are playing our song.
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