Keeping right in theme of my School piece posted this morning — I present a poem I wrote in September, 2008. I believe this is the very first thing I wrote when I first got to Hawai’i.
The impact of this poem is still there with me. I wish I had better kept in touch like I planned, but such is life.
Where I am now, is not what it was then.
I am happy here, maybe moreso.
But I can still look over my shoulder,
and hope there’s one of you there.
We rise in September,
And don’t fall in the summer.
I love the weather, my new friendships, and my school.
And in the end, as the sun creeps slowly down the horizon.
My mind loves to wander towards every little moment,
I spent in the alley,
I spent at the 19th street hill,
I spent in Thailand,
I miss all of you,
And every moment you spent helping me find myself.
I love you Sep kids.
And can’t wait to visit.
Looking back, I think this is a fairly positive and calming piece. This was a good time before I began my real descent into madness. The featured photo in this post is the first photo of me in Hawai’i I can find.
Thank you for reading.