I won’t grow up!/こどものままで

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt:“All Grown Up.”


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I don’t think I ever grew up.

Perhaps because I am childless.

Or, maybe I forever quest for freedom, resenting the past when I was put to be a responsible child, and rebelling against the concept of being the reliable one.

I don’t think I ever grow up, rather wish to grow and evolve constantly until I die.

I don’t think I ever want to grow up, albeit I should, must or need to.







5 Comments Add yours

  1. livingonchi says:

    Great poem! Yay for growing and evolving constantly until we die! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Doug says:

    Not so much growing “up” as growning “out,” it happens in its own way for each.


  3. RIH says:

    I love the fresh perspective of seeing “grown up” as a process of growing and evolving, as opposed to an endpoint. Beautiful poem!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. nelkumi says:

      Thank you for stopping by and commenting.


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