Because MAG

May 7, 2009
By Sophie SILVER, Hillsborough, North Carolina
Sophie SILVER, Hillsborough, North Carolina
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And then
They all tell you that
It's for
Your own good,
And when you
Ask
“Why”
There's no reply
Except
That
Child-dreaded

“Because.”
You can ask
And ask
But
Resolute adults
Always chide
With a stinging

“Because.”



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Loyie said...
on Sep. 29 2009 at 11:52 am
Sophie,

I think all kids get that answer. I really relate. If in general you think your parents make good decisions, sometimes you just have to trust them that the "because" is for a good reason - that for some reason you aren't ready to know.

I really like your word choices in this poem.

Sophie SILVER said...
on Sep. 25 2009 at 1:29 pm
Sophie SILVER, Hillsborough, North Carolina
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I wrote this while I was mad at my parents!


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