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You wish you were still a kid,
The cars and soft toys seem like such an easy bid.

Where Dad was the hero,
And Mom taught you numbers from zero.

Your best friend was surely a keeper,
And everything was just so much cheaper.

Where playing was our greatest flurries,
The studies were the least of our worries.

The present with no responsibilities,
The future with millions of opportunities.

It all seems like such a vague memory now,
As it all begins to go down.

You left behind your cars and soft toys,
To welcome the mobile phones and game boys.

Socializing becomes a priority,
And studies-- More like a necessity.

You feel lonelier than ever,
And fitting in seems like the greatest endeavor.

You don't speak to your bff for days,
And you start to keep your best friends at bay.

Remember, this pain ain't gonna go away,
'Cause the teenage years are here to stay.

So, learn to embrace the pain,
It's all a part of God's big game.

And though, sometimes, there is no one to wipe your tears,
You just have to learn to overcome your fears.





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Shweta said...
Apr. 8, 2011 at 2:51 am
Very well expressed Anaysha! I must say you are very talented - didn't know your side of being a poet. Keep writing!
 
Anayasha replied...
Apr. 15, 2011 at 12:06 am

Hey! Thank You soo much!

I will keep writing! =)

 
doctarunbhatia said...
Apr. 6, 2011 at 6:02 am

Hiii

You have sent me this before!

I adore your writing, its so real and so expressive!

Tarun:)

 
Anayasha replied...
Apr. 7, 2011 at 4:13 am

Yeah, I know!

But, I wanted you to see it again! Thanks! =)

 
Himani said...
Apr. 5, 2011 at 7:25 am
Very nice, keep it up.
 
Anayasha replied...
Apr. 7, 2011 at 4:14 am
Thats really sweet! Thank you!
 
Anaysha said...
Apr. 5, 2011 at 12:02 am
Oh. It is very nice like a big auther. wish u to more write like this.
 
Anayasha replied...
Apr. 7, 2011 at 4:16 am

Yeah.. I will write more!

Thanks for the positive response!

 
Nilesh said...
Apr. 4, 2011 at 1:26 pm

 Fact of the life. 

 

                                 

 
Anayasha replied...
Apr. 7, 2011 at 4:13 am
Yeah, Just saying the truth!
 
Anand said...
Apr. 4, 2011 at 2:19 am
Very Good Very Good. Keep it up.
 
Anayasha replied...
Apr. 7, 2011 at 4:13 am
Thank you! =)
 
siaa254 said...
Apr. 4, 2011 at 12:48 am

hey, it's on the website... it'll soon find it's way to the print issue :)... you voice countless teens and encourage them with such a stupendous piece of poetry... attagirl, keep it up

 

p.s. i'll still be the one reading all of them first hand, love you

 
Anayasha replied...
Apr. 4, 2011 at 12:58 am

Hey! Thanks a lot! Thats really sweet of you.. =)

PS-- You will obv be the first one! Love!

 
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