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Lifeline

A Window into Childhood

September’s Second Week Prompt of Lifeline — childhood memories

Photo by Gino Castillo on Unsplash

it was crowded
the nights scary
buses and cars screeching to a stop
gang fights on corners
not a quiet place

brothers gritting teeth & snoring
eyelids trying to close but
the bed was too small
my sister’s butt up against mine

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Giulietta Passarelli

Giulietta Passarelli

Author/Poet/Writer of middle grade novels, short stories, & poems, for adults & the ageless: http://www.gpassarelli.com; updates website every 1st of the month.