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BIRTHDAY GIRL

It was the 23rd of September, and it was my birthday. I was happy, and at the same time I felt somehow - I felt old (yeah, rub it in Kafo!). I felt like I had passed a threshold and I could not go back. Hmm..let me try and talk like Kafo:

On the 23rd of September.....It was the 23rd year......of my existence, on earth.

On the 23rd of September.....I felt aged.......I felt old.....Not older, just OLD.

On the 23rd of September.....I felt like I had crossed into.......another threshold.

I felt like I had been walking through a tunnel.....like I had been searching for something.......a path, a key, a stronghold.

To keep me safe.....a destination, a sense of belonging, a haven of love.......a feeling of fulfillment, the safety of a commitment.

On the 23rd of September.....I searched myself, within my soul.......trying to find out if I had achieved my goals.

I scanned my memory, my heart.....to ascertain the fact that I was close.......to be sure I had reached the end and if not, to see if …