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Childhood

Innocent smiles and cool lemonade
I hear our laughter, at a Sunday parade
Daisy crowns and mud pies
No tears, no sorrowful goodbyes
Teddy bears and blankets
Music is magical as we all sing along
Boys still have cooties
Right is right, and wrong is wrong
There's always hope for the last cherry popsicle, and taking a nap is terrible torture
The things adults say are neglected as you beg them to push your swing higher
Life is simple, and your lollipop sticky fingers cling to mine
Let's pretend for a moment we're kids again.
When the wieght of the world was nothing but bubbles and a princess crown.



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Lizzie said...
Sept. 15, 2011 at 5:02 pm
Beautiful job! You really captured everything and I love you choice of words :) Keep it up and never stop writing, you have a great talent!
 
dontforget This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 15, 2011 at 5:07 pm
Thanks so much! That means a lot:)
 
Risingsoul said...
May 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm
my sister had her 18th birthday. she asked for a pinyata, and she got a bubble gum thing for a present. i think that everyone wants to be a kid again in there own way. i think its a great poem.
 
SmileyFace13 said...
May 14, 2011 at 4:55 pm
This is sooo awesome! i always wish i was a little kid again... probably why i am so immature...  :) This describes it perfectly
 
dontforget This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
May 14, 2011 at 9:05 pm
thank you!! :]
 
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