Who Are You?: ashley
Where Are You?: boston, ma
What Are You?: a student. a girlfriend. a part-time daughter. not much else.
What do you make?: footprints and fingerprints
What do you love?: mt. auburn cemetery, rainy mornings, late nights, and a boy
What do you hate?: teaching fellows who speak poor english, especially those raised in america; people who think american beauty is a great film; licorice
What do you listen to?: nice pop music
What do you watch?: flashing lights, cars, the big citgo sign (aka 'god'), people
What do you drink?: coffee and orange juice. separately.
What do you smoke?: nothing
What do you take?: too much time. oh, um, and pills. to ease the pain.
What do you believe in?: rock and roll

When We Were 16

Where were you?: texas
What were you?: a student. obedient and scared to death.
What did you wear?: long skirts and a brown corduroy jacket
What did you listen to?: elvis costello, the beach boys, squeeze, belle and sebastian
What did you watch?: my step. other people.
What did you love?: driving my car
What did you hate?: my father, my location, myself
What did you drink?: coffee, all the time, out of a thermos I was rarely without
What did you smoke?: nothing
What did you take?: long drives as therapy
What did you want to be?: someone else, somewhere else, with a better record collection. or maybe just smarter and less angsty.
Who did you fight?: no one. I backed down, always.
Who/What did you believe in?: music. sometimes love.
Where did you go?: book stores, record stores, gas stations
What did you learn?: how to sneak around and how to kiss. and I have a vague recollection of trigonometry.

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