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the moors stretched our vision like it always did and when rains came we laughed at our stupdity and ran for the almost shelter of rocks

in the distance blue sky laughed with us, watching like a kindly headmaster too filled with mirth to say I told you so

above, a black cloud swirled, spat, then stormed off like a grumpy old man embittered by a youth not used

the storm a memory, in glowing heat and petrichor we stripped wet clothes and made love while the kindly headmaster gifted a rainbow and the moors stretched our vision still further

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    Neville Hunt almost 2 years ago

    Poetry, prose, whatever... it’s great Drew! I love the way it’s written. I can feel the rain and smell the grass. What a great thing to do instead of school. (Hope there were no repercussions... the next day or nine months later.)

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    Drew Martyn almost 2 years ago

    Thanks Neville, very much appreciated (as your comments always are). Nope, no repercussions, though whether either of us got a cold or flu I can't remember :)

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    Neville Hunt almost 2 years ago

    Oh... true story. Sorry, I shouldn’t have made light of it in my earlier comment. :-(

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    Drew Martyn almost 2 years ago

    Haha that's fine, no worries at all :)

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    Christopher over 1 year ago

    Your days of skipping school went better than mine, Drew! I had a band so we would just skip school and go play in one of our empty houses. I think I like your activities better!

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    Drew Martyn over 1 year ago

    Haha I liked them better at the time, but looking back I think I'd rather have been involved with a band.

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