Finding Neverland


Soaring low

Flying high

high above 

The sleeping city of London

We found ourselves 

Following the second star

To the right


I don’t want to grow up,

I don’t want to grow old

I want to stay in my childhood 



Father says I need to 

Sop filling my head 

With stories

Mother agrees


Stories are for children

Make believe is for children

But, I don’t want to grow up


Growing up means not believing,

Not believing in magic

Or fairies


But, I do

I do believe in magic

I do believe in fairies

All it takes 

Is a bit of

Pixie dust 

And happy thoughts


Peter Pan,


And the Lost Boys

Captain Hook,

The Darlings


I don’t want to leave

This place they call



Father says,

All children must grow up


But, I don’t want to grow up,

I don’t want to grow old


All children grow up

Except one

  • Author: woodkatie28 (Offline Offline)
  • Published: August 5th, 2019 00:39
  • Category: Children
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  • Goldfinch60

    Being old id not so bad as the stories are still with me.

  • orchidee

    I never found this land. Well, it is called Neverland. Doh! heehee.


    Thanks for sharing KATIE ~ Another awesome tribute to one of Literatures most amazing FANTASIES ~ PETER PAN. WE all wanted to FLY FREE (like Birds) when we were Young and @ 31 & 35 Angela & I still do. It would save over ยฃ1000 getting to New Zealand & Back via Singapore & Los Angeles ! First time I (BRIAN) flew nonestop to Sydney Australia it was like I was flying ! Do you get that impression sometimes when you Fly by Plane ? In the news today is a French Man who has flown the English Channel on a Hover Board in 20 minutes ~ sound like FUN ! Being on a Hover Craft is more like flying to us ~ than on a Plane ! Please dont ever grow up ~ becaus then you do really grow OLD !

    Blessings & Peace & Joy
    Yours BRIAN & ANGELA ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿงก

  • Neville

    very appealing.. I must read more of your work... Neville

  • PoeticBiscuit

    Just because we grow old who says we can no longer believe? Fantastic writing.

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