life lessons

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Life Lessons

In sixth grade
I got in trouble,
It was the first time I got grounded on the nicest days of summer

In seventh grade
I knew a cop
By his first and last name

In tenth grade
I knew what being arrested was like,
When I was put in the back of a squad car like some crook with a bad attitude

Now 17 years old and in my senior year
I knew what jail and court was like
Getting arrested often because I can’t control my compulsive behavior

Now I think to my self, today is the day
When I learn to grow up
Take responsibility for my actions
Before I find out what life is like in prison.





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BellelaVie said...
Oct. 23, 2010 at 11:44 pm
I really enjoyed the simplicity of this, and the end was my favorite :)
 
Farrahann said...
Oct. 23, 2010 at 2:29 pm
very good. i like it a lot because i have friends who have been threw the same things
 
forgottenangel replied...
Oct. 23, 2010 at 3:04 pm
i agree. its never to late
 
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