Castles

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 19:19 -- chloeel

I am six and playing with a toy doctor's set

taking my grandmother's blood pressure because 

she needs to take medicines

and get better.

I am twelve and splashing in a wave pool 

lying on my back undeneath a gray sky

my hair spreads out in its firework way

and the water slips.

I am sixteen and sitting high above

in an apartment of a lush metropolis 

holding my two year old cousin while

he squirms and hits my mouth.

I am nearly seventeen and remembering

all these things I told my grandparents

I would buy them houses

but I wish I could build them castles.

Comments

christina443

I love the last line that you wrote...and honestly, I feel the same way with my grandparents..

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