Time Flies

November 29, 2011
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Ten years old and seven years old
An energized little kid
Going to the beach
Digging for gold

Pulling pranks for fun
All five of us kids
We take turns locking the door
Others were left in the sun

Time sure flies
Seven to seventee
It's what happens
When you close your eyes

In just a year
I'll be on my own
So scared am I
Adult life is here

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LoudDreamer said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 10:57 am
"so scared I am/ Adult life is here" Again with the reverse syntax! In "Cloud Nine Blue" It was good but in this and in "Trapped In a Cage" It was awkward. However, bucause the rest of the poem was done so well and because I love the subject of missing childhood and wishing that being a grownup was a little farther away I appreciate this work a little more. It is close to my heart because I have two older bothers who are now, by definition at least, adults who are gone to collage. I can't... (more »)
Jumper008 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 1, 2011 at 8:00 am
I think you described how everything passes so fast really well... I really like this poem! Keep writing! :)
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