several years ago...
five girls, each very different from the other - no, make that two very similar, therefore four very different from each other.
a school corridor, farewell very near, sentiments the colour of sixteen year olds.
a decision, let us do better than autographs, let us do our special souvenir.
will you keep in touch D? You don't even remember my phone number!
N said, let us do our own autograph diaries. let us fill it up. we'll call it C'est ridicule.
L thought, maybe we will all drift apart. maybe we will just have our diaries and our souvenir to remember Us.
S & G discussed Areas & Volumes. Maths brushes all under the carpet.
they bought five identical bangles. they called it the Ha bangle. they wore it for their farewell.
all these years later, all their foolproof memory aids intact, they are still in touch.
all married. some with babies, some still cosy twosomes.