Dear childhood, When I was small, all I wanted was to grow up. Just so that I could be an adult who could do anything she wanted, without being told that, “You’re too small for that. Wait till you grow up”. I hated having to wake up, and get dressed for school. All I wanted […]


This is a poem that I wrote nearly three years ago. This is my entry for this week’s Thursday Poetry Competition hosted by H R Phoenix. The topic for this week is Childhood and Memories. This poem of mine seemed like a perfect response. 😃 Enjoy this blast from the past!

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43 thoughts on “Childhood

  1. It seems to always be that way. Can we have a do-over please? I still get told I’m too small to do things. Physically, I’m only 5’1″ so it stands to reason…but tell me I can’t do something and I will prove you wrong! LOL 🙂

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  2. I could totally resonate with this. How earthly is the want, to be in places we can’t be, as a child we wish to be adults and now if we get to escape to our childhood we would without a second thought💞


  3. this is so relatable…. i have a daughter, she is 6.. when she see me wearing heels, she use to ask me when i will grew up..? How much time will it take to get taller as you are..? I want to wear heels too… and me as an adult feels its better to be small !

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