Growing Up (Way, Way Up)

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:25 -- NoWords

One moment

That was all it took

For the realization to settle

That I would never be a child



It happened in the bathroom

In front of the mirror

When I couldn't see myself



From the neck up)


I looked in the glass,

saw a chin and a collar

and a backpack on my shoulder

And that was the moment

I knew I'd grown older


The day I hit 6 feet

was the day I grew up



From little girl to

OUCH omg,

was there always a door there?


Omg Is this skirt supposed

to hit right here?


Omg since when are feet

Actually a foot long


No, for the millionth time

I don't play basketball


The weather is fine,

The view? Spectacular

Thanks so much for asking.


I grew up

By growing up


This poem is about: 
My community
Our world


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