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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 said...
Nov. 18, 2011 at 3:17 pm

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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