Category Archives: Adulthood

Life’s Windows

In youth I looked at life through my front window Everything was new and unexplored Expectations flowed like rushing water Nothing that I viewed could be ignored Paths untested prompted me to venture Inhale the fragrance of discovery Taste the … Continue reading

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Masks

We laugh at jokes not funny In a effort to fit in We don’t care how others feel Yet ask them how they’ve been We show up at functions When we don’t want to go We dislike many people But … Continue reading

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Spittin Out The Seeds

There was a time when summer just wasn’t summer without eating a slice of ice cold watermelon.  Once my brother and I knew there was one in the house, all our attention was focused on convincing our mother that to … Continue reading

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Wait For Me

  A little boy in overalls Trying to keep up With the other children cry’s “Hey you guys, wait up”          “Wait for me”  She had just finished high school               … Continue reading

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A Child Outside

Chalk it up to age I guess, but I often find myself comparing today’s environment to that in which I lived as a kid.  Everything was new and exciting then.  Discovery was there for the taking and take it we … Continue reading

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