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Apr. 19th, 2005

05:53 pm - huzzah for ramblin's!

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We had an assignment about picking a fictional character and writing about him/her/it. I evenutally wrote about my girl Saturn (um, DUH), but this is the first one that popped out. It's a poem about Rob Gordan (from High Fidelity

What came first,
the music or the misery?
I sit here, surrounded by
stacks vinyl, in a miserable attempt
to organize them autobiographical.
1975- bought Rumours for someone
Eventually kept it for myself
1982-Finally got the River album
That song always reminded me of Charlie
Charlie- gracious, eccentric, beautiful
And then she leaves me for Marco- MARCO
Marco. Ian. They're the same thing.
1999- Laura tells me that our relationship's
like a Marvin Gaye song.
"Let's Get It On."
She left me for Ian.
Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable?
Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music?

I bloody love that movie.

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Current Music: Incomplete-BSB