Means you can swim in trashcan pools when your parents aren’t home
Means doing all the dirty work that no one else wants to do.
Means trying out experiments of all types, like putting salt on a birds tail to see if that makes it easier to catch
Means imitating grown-ups. Like James when he tries to imitate me and my camera.
Is to be happy, without care.
Is to be sad.
Is to explore.
Is to try for more.
Is to be happy with just what you have in your hand
Is to start friendships that will last through many years.
Is to feel out of place.
Is to know you want to be like mom
Is to act like dad.
Is to be curious.
and read a book
Is to go places in your dreams
is to sometimes need someone, but not know how to ask.
is to eat candy until your tongue turns purple bright.