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I woke up with the first four lines, so I’ll let the words speak.

I woke up with the faint taste of you on my lips,
You left an indelible mark on my brain,
She had brought us together,
We kept trying to tear us apart,

Reasons,
Thoughts,
Hopes,
Wants,

Fears,
Lies,
Fantasies,
Ruse,

Our taste,
Our lust,
Our love,
Our hope,

Did we try again,
Or let sleeping dogs lie,
Did we hope again,
Or did real tears cry,

We said no,
He said yes,
She, mother nature, brought us together again,
And we tried…

The manuscript Blue Lines is the fictional coming of age narrative of a young California woman Key Yemaya Walker, and her 2 year growing journey through school, love, and life period piece, written by Kenneth Suffern, Jr., taking place at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill between the years of 1997 – 1998. Loosely based on true events, and experiences during that time, told through the eyes and voice of the main female protagonist, a freshman first attending the school.