Please Don’t Go

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By Jane Smith

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I have the most wonderful friends. When I listen to their voicemails, I instantly visualize John Cusack circa 1989…

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Except, instead of playing In Your Eyes, Cusack’s boombox is blaring:

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Sometimes I get sad when I visualize this because I left almost all of my friends back in DC to move to California. I still think of those folks regularly though. As a matter of fact, I often recall those last few times we hung out, talked and had cocktails.

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When those final moments of my East Coast life begin to flip through my mind like slides in a PowerPoint, my eyes begin to fill with tears. Tears comprised of splendid, convivial memories—beautiful, rowdy and drunken memories. This is when my vision blurs completely and I realize (once again) that those were indeed, the happiest hours of my life.

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One year later and I still love you bitches—every last one. I’ll be sure to visit soon.

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