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I vividly recall those days
When childhood ruled my world
Going over to friend’s houses
Climbing on trees; hidden in leaves
Sneaking ripe guavas in our pockets
And then running away; laughing
As the old man comes with a stick
I still smile at sweet remembrance
Of birthday parties and games
Throwing pieces of cakes at birthday child
Before being turned out by the angry mother
I remember the sleep-over nights
Bringing in teddies stealthily
And then calling home late at night
Asking for a forgotten toothbrush
When it was time for bed; and lights off
Each child quivered with fear
Feeling for each other hands
I love to sit back and remember the days
When running after mischievous doings
We used to wonder why grown-ups
Still think we are innocent



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thewriteidea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 30, 2010 at 11:54 pm

i like how you end this piece with a sort of intrigue. it makes me want more. this is a great piece and you are a fantastic writer!!

check out some of my work, too if you'd like. great job on this! keep writing!!(:

 
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