""When it comes down to making out, whenever possible, put on side 1 of Led Zeppelin IV."

by Amy Turn Sharp


I loved this song so much and it reminds me of my townie friend John back in college.
We worked together at a cafe and would smoke camel lights on the back concrete stoop.

He was my good good friend for a little part of my life.
Isn't it odd how you can have very important friendships that just fizzle out?

Like the way a sparkler ends... not with a bang but a whimper.
I guess we float through life and can't always hold on?
We would make each other mix tapes and even though I have no idea where he is nowadays I venture to say he does not use the word playlist.

title post- Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982