Sitting in my room at night, having a drink and a cigarette
Wondering about my life so far, haven’t I grown up yet?
If I still like to do, all the things that I did
When I was younger and just someone else’s kid
Shouldn’t I be showing, some sign of maturity?
Doing the right thing and acting responsibly
Shouldn’t I be proud of all the things that I have done?
Some things that weren’t all that great and others that were fun
Staying outside to play in the rain, catching lightening bugs
Watching my children run home, to give me lots of hugs
Seeing them lying sleeping there, the keepers of my heart
For growing up I guess, I have had a good start Latest Child Poems Exclusive poems on Growth Creative poems on Heart
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Born in Michigan,1950 moved to California,1976 Have five children,16 grandkids,6 great grand kids Proffesional Chef and Kitchen manager work ihss for ex love to read,and love music
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