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Message to Readers

relatable?

childhood's long forgotten

August 30, 2020

FREE WRITING

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raindrop races against windowpanes
biking down quiet neighbourhood lanes
we were crowned kings and queens of playgrounds
words out of our mouths all mispronounced
frowns were forgotten on our face 
our biggest fear not to break that vase
dreams were bigger than outer space
we'd take pride that we could tie a shoelace 
our innocence wouldn't let us tell lies
we were the sun to the stars in our parent's eyes

//

wish i could go back to that time 
 
nostalgia is simultaneously the worst and best feeling ever.  

the line "dreams were bigger than outer space" is a pretty bad sentence but it was a nod to the fact that at one point in our lives we've thought ( even for a second ) that we wanted to be astronauts. - it's a big dream in outer space.

who else stayed away from that one vase/decoration that our parents had because they warned us explicitly that we would get in a lot of trouble if we broke it. so we just like stayed away? i was a very clumsy child growing up - we once went to a store and i accidentally brushed against this glass mug on a shelf, and it fell and crashed into a thousand pieces and we had to pay for it even though we weren't going to buy it - that's one of my worst memories. ( my mom was so mad lol)  

i'm thinking of making a longer version. should i? 

What are some of your childhood memories? 

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7 Comments
  • sunny.v

    “ dreams were bigger than outer space ” i adore this line. and indeed, i think we’d all like to go back to that time. lovely work, and so, so relatable!


    3 months ago
  • dovetrees

    oh my gosh, so relatable! yes, please write a longer one! i'm going to review this anyway, but i just want to point out that this is so lovely!


    3 months ago
  • Jasmine khawar

    Replying: maybe every kid felt like this XD


    3 months ago
  • beth r.

    gorgeous.
    replying: haha thanks for the cmment


    3 months ago
  • Jasmine khawar

    Love it love it love it love it *heart eye emoji*
    It's really sooo sweet <3
    NOSTALGIA!! AHHHH, I miss those days, wish I could go back.
    (I was really proud when I finally learned how to tie shoelaces XD)


    3 months ago
  • Paisley Blue

    wow... nostalgia much?! So familiar... i both love and hate nostalgia. It is one of the ONLY things that can make me break down into tears. I love this poem. <3


    3 months ago
  • Tayyaba

    some old memories :,,(


    3 months ago