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I was talking with my sister about the reason voting is important.
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DeriveAnemone Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I love every line of this, especially the last one. :heart:
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Euxiom Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
:la:

After tumblr being inundated with metaphor jokes its nice to see a proper serious metaphor again. Cicadas are swell little bugs. I'd like to visit the Carolinas again one day, I went there when I was a kid for my cousin's wedding and a vacation...it was pretty cool from what I remember.
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I miss NC like a married finger misses its ring. 
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Euxiom Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014
Oh, wow. I really hope you get back there soon! :hug:
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alapip Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
yes.  let's make thunder this November!
[progressive thunder]
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Here's hoping. :fingerscrossed:
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brain-tree Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013   General Artist
Ah, sweet Carolina

This is incredibly beautiful, bordering on the sociopolitical category too, which its always nice for me to see more politically driven work. I feel like we have a shortage of that of late.

That first line really drew me in on a personal level, as well. There's something about the word of their home that has a power over Carolinians, it's strange. Lovely poem though, glad I gave it a read.
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I am going to retire there one day. Some place near the outer banks. :) There's no place quite like it in the rest of the country.

I'm glad you enjoyed the poem, and appreciate the political comment behind it.
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Vanshira Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
There's no place quite like it in the rest of the country. <- Important words, those. When applied to any place in any country, whether it's the same place or even the same country you were born in, it means you know where home is now.
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I like this comment. I rather wish we had a way to collect comments now. :) 
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