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Night

don't you dare think I've forgotten things I've said and done promises I have broken and the distance all have run from a shining little star to a glimmer in a pond fishtails shimmer in my eyes the come undone is done
moon she glides across the night  my sole grips heavens dirt she smiles upon the thieves in pain and rips my favorite shirt her calm chaotic steady stare her presence ever there she shines below the treeline when the worlds weight she bears
so my life is not my own but I live inside it too I am the sun I've always sought when the moon's in view I am the light on full moon night (although I thought that that was you)
But I am you. 
I'm still the one.
and we are still the few.
but it's not night, there is no sun. it seems our evening's day is dawn
your fishtails shimmer in my eyes The come undone is done.

At The Beach

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We made it to Duke Marine Lab.  The drive was typical... long, hot, and sweaty.  But no one threw up, so that is a plus.  Once we left AHS parking lot, my eyes suddenly got really heavy and I wondered if it was because for the first time in many months I was somewhat done.  I couldn't work on the house, I couldn't worry about the trip, I couldn't even work on school stuff.

We took two buses and a van.  63 persons.  We made it here in time for dinner (10 hr ride) and then headed out to the coast for a night beach walk.  The ghost crabs were out and we had a great time walking through the surf and chasing those crabs like chickens.  This group is rather amazing.  Just filled to the brim with wonderful people.  People that I am grateful to have known, even if only for a week.  People that I will miss.

The next day we went to Beaufort and did the historical stuff - then to Carrot Island in the afternoon.  The water was wonderful and we all swam and wandered around the tidal f…