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going back to the home town

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by --zeSto--, Aug 29, 2002.

  1. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Guest

    I know it means very little to the internet where I choose to enter it,
    but I've traveled back... back in time... back to the hometown.
    (and I'm on dial-up and feel guilty about all the images I post)

    So have you ever ventured back to you home?
    It feels as familiar as the back of your hand after a can has exploded and painted it bright red. You know it's your hand, but there's this cover over everything that just dosn't seem to be right.
    Some places change, some dont.

    I've realised that this city doesn't buff,
    and if they do, it's once a year at the begining of spring.
    There are painted tags (crappy ones no doubt) on the front of banks!
    This is the kind of place that could be kinged again in 3 days,
    and I keep telling myslef that I'll come back and do it.
    But I know I wont.

    One a lighter note,
    A deaf man offered to smoke me a joint in front of one of my old pieces.
    On a darker note,
    I'm here for a wedding.

    So not only will I have paint stained hands for the wedding,
    the question of "So you're the next on due right?" always comes up.
    That, and the sad fact that there's so few people left here who actually mean anything to me. There comes a time when everyone who matters, has left the place where they mattered. When the city becomes nothing more than memories, but every single block has seen your steps before. Where some kids are looking at the things I painted back then and watching them peel off the wall.
    It's a strange thing.

    I call it the post-youth stress disorder.
    Weddings have a way of making you feel really old,
    so do hometowns.
  2. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

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    I've tried to lie
  3. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

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    i never left.

    yeah i get the marriage question from my sister though.

    NO, i'ma be a playa foe life.

    how far away is your hometown from your new place?
  4. Big Bruno

    Big Bruno Senior Member

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  5. When

    When 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: May 4, 2000 Messages: 10,294 Likes Received: 3
    thats a great story there Zesto
    rings true.
  6. Stapler

    Stapler Guest

    I am probably going to feal that when I go back to Australia
  7. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    i left hawaii a local boy, got beat up for being different..lost my accent and now i get shit for talkin like a haole/whiteman.

    hows that, but i love hawaii.
  8. When

    When 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: May 4, 2000 Messages: 10,294 Likes Received: 3
    hawaiian accents are bitchin
  9. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Guest

    5 days later...
    back in the city... ahhhh !

    the old city is only 1 hour by car from the new one,
    but lightyears away in attitude and spirit.

    thanks to everyone who took the time to read that.[​IMG]
  10. kissmyass#1

    kissmyass#1 Senior Member

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  11. Just wait till you reach 30's...
  12. cletus

    cletus Junior Member

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    that was nice, i can relate. did you write all that yourself?
  13. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Guest

    umm yeah... no ghost writers around these parts.
  14. Canadiano

    Canadiano Guest

    sick post. open bar? that's probably what got you thinking so hard. or do you always get sentimental at weddings? never been exactly through what you're saying, but it seems definitely on point. i guess it's like that for me sort of when i go back to the homeland.
  15. ubejinxed

    ubejinxed Veteran Member

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    that was nice. i could feel the nostalgia.

    i know what you're saying..

    sounds like the feeling i get when i watch a sunset