"Here's the first picture
I found that has us
all together in a lineup
that we would reenact
over and over again.
Our parents eventually
resorted to having us
"count off" when we got
in the car to go someplace
so they could be sure
we were all aboard.
How many times did we
call out "one, two, three,
...where's four?..., five, ...six?"

zipper

all six
photo © 1996 the archive of light