Poetry on Odyssey: Childhood Ends Fast
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Poetry on Odyssey: Childhood Ends Fast

Letting go of memories and of people is natural, because life moves on even when we're in denial.

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I hope you listen to our songs

And the road signs blur.

I hope your candle stays caramel

And mine stays fir.


I thought I'd follow you

To the ends of the earth.

But, childhood ends so fast,

It loses its worth.


I used to think that our lives

Couldn't go past eighteen,

That young and dumb and free and careless

Was all that we'd be.


But, growing older now

And looking around,

I'll let you go and hope that

Life won't bring you down.

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