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Sixteen

At 10 months old,

I scrambled onto my feet

And discovered how to wander

Inside four walls.

 

At four years old,

I cartwheeled on the grass

And wondered if 

It was greener somewhere else.

 

At six years old,

I lay,

Staring up at the perpetual sky

And asked where it ended.

 

At eight years old,

I began to hoist myself up

To the top climbing bar

And touch the sky.

 

At ten years old,

I prayed to be a bird

And to fly 

Wherever the wind blew.

 

At twelve years old,

I bounced on the trampoline

Wishing it could catapult

Me to the planes circling above.

 

At fourteen years old,

I would debate in my mind

Whether to never get off the train

And see where life took me.

 

At sixteen years old,

I now know

My spirit needs to roam

And will never be content in one place.

Comments3

  • drabbler

    This is gorgeous. I love the wandering mindset of it. Beautiful!

  • dusk arising

    LOL at your last line. Never say never. I like this, enjoyed reading it. So, guessing you are older, why stop at 16? (i'm only teasing).

  • dusk arising

    LOL at your last line. Never say never. I like this, enjoyed reading it. So, guessing you are older, why stop at 16? (i'm only teasing).



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