I Wanna Be Like Peter Pan

July 22, 2010
By CaityBug SILVER, Mechanic Falls, Maine
CaityBug SILVER, Mechanic Falls, Maine
8 articles 3 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'm cracking skulls!" -Vernon (The Breakfast Club)

I miss the days of bike rides up and down and back up our street again.
I miss blowing bubbles and playing
hopscotch in the driveway.
I miss being so innocent and
young; so naive it seems
impossible now.
I wish we weren't packing for
college just yet.
Even to go back to being five or eight again for just one day would be a blessing.
I feel like I know too much, like I know some things that my kindergarten self would be ashamed of.
I've wondered for a while now if there is a way to be like Peter Pan; never grow old.
I feel like such a pirate in Never land.
Peter Pan would kick my butt if he saw me letting my age take over.
I'm such a fool.
I wanna go back to dressing up like princesses, not like uniformed students.
The world wants us now, but I don't think I'm ready to go.
In fact, I know I'm not.
But do I have a choice?

The author's comments:
I just think I'm probably not the only one who doesn't wanna grow up as fast as everyone else wants us too.

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on Jul. 27 2012 at 5:07 pm
little-bird-girl GOLD, Flemington, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone."

I love this so much. I know I definitely was feeling the same way before going into high school. Though we may grow old outside, our hearts'll alwayas be in Neverland, I think. : )


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