Closer

November 12, 2008
By Hannah Anderson, Lincoln, NE

I’m 17 years of awaited snow days and late-night viewings of Speed Racer

I’m 212 months of skin-pruning showers and fears of what goes bump in the night

I’m nearly 6,300 days of dress up and gooey Rice Krispie Treats

I’m 151,200 hours of Nintendo play and sleepovers

I’m 9,072,000 minutes of finger painting and hide and seek

I’m 544,320,000 seconds of Sailor Moon and ruby slippers

I am almost an adult.



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DotKing GOLD said...
on Nov. 18 2011 at 3:17 pm
DotKing GOLD, Climax, Michigan
10 articles 1 photo 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I have been driven to my knees many times simply by the stark realization that i had no where else to go" Abe Linclon
"The fear of God is the Death of every other fear" C.H. Spurgeon

I really like this, probably mostly because a lot of these things you mention were my childhood [i was and still am a big Sailor Moon fan]. But i do really like how you use all of these things to define your childhood, and in doingso express that it's is your past and you are moving on to the next part of your life.

very good =] keep writing!



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