Poetry On Odyssey: Growing Up
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Poetry On Odyssey: Growing Up

"Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again." — C.S. Lewis

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Poetry On Odyssey: Growing Up

Walk down the hall and looked in a mirror

Standing before me, the image was clearer

Brown hair, brown eyes, getting older

Now, turn around, look over your shoulder

A little girl, a few years younger

Where did the time go, I wonder


No more crayons, puzzles, and story-books

Only work, studying, and frowning looks

Traded in the ballet shoes

Started watching the evening news


Still the same little girl

In her own little world

Grown up now

Hoping to make her parents proud.


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