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Courtney Marie Andrews ‘Old Flowers’

Mon 20 June 19:30 - 22:00

A note on Old Flowers

You can’t water old flowers. Yes, you fall in love, you make mistakes, and so do they. You run through blackberry fields in the summer of your youth, dream in passenger seats gazing past towns and fields, imagining a future life where everything works out. I fell head over heels in love at nineteen. The kind of love where you call up your best friend and say, “I think I’ve found my soulmate.” The pull towards that first true love is strong. It consumes you, makes you question your own dreams.

We taught each other, grew up together, we were family. We fit just right, for a time. Then one day, after a long and rocky nine year road, life changed and became a complicated mess too hard to untangle. We couldn’t get our love back, no matter how many dreams that shadowed this hard truth. We grew resentful, selfish, harboring past mistakes and holding them up like armor from every blow. We grew up and our paths diverted….

Doors 7.30pm

 

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Date and Time

Date:
Mon 20 June
Time:
19:30 - 22:00
Price:
£20 in advance, £24 on the door

Venue

SJE Arts
St John the Evangelist church, 109A Iffley Road
Oxford, OX4 1EH

Organiser

Empty Room Promotions
https://www.empty-rooms.com