Old Friends Not Forgotten
Kati. Two weeks younger than me.
Left behind when I moved.
Jessica. Liked to be called 'Bubbles'.
Disappeared with my elementary school.
Lindsey. A neighbor.
Never saw her after I stopped riding the school bus.
Brittney. A friend in kindergarten.
Moved away in the summer between then and first grade.
Calvin. Took me to chess club.
I ditched chess club.
Meagan. The longest lasting friend I had.
Went to Texas.
Dallas. Used to draw Power Puff Girls.
We drifted apart over the years.
Stephanie. First friend I had after I moved.
Ditched me to go to college in another state.
Amanda. Called me nearly every night.
It stopped when I became home-schooled.
John. Was a fellow bookworm.
I moved away.
Sam. Was going to dye her hair green.
I left before it happened.
Kala. We trekked uncounted miles pulling a handcart together.
Never saw her again after it was over.
Grace. Was a mime in a play we did together.
I graduated, leaving her behind.
Makayla. Taught me hand-clapping games.
She switched schools on me.
Quentin. Never celebrated holidays due to his religion.
The school year ended and he was gone.
Alena. Best imaginary friend ever created.
I grew up.