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Kids

Oh to be young.

Story by frank mckenna October 6th, 2015

tO BE YOUNG

is to feel it all in a way grown up’s won’t understand
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To be young

is to feel you’re always waiting for someone to do something because you can never do anything alone.
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To be young

Means you can swim in trashcan pools when your parents aren’t home

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To be young

Means doing all the dirty work that no one else wants to do.

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To be young

Means trying out experiments of all types, like putting salt on a birds tail to see if that makes it easier to catch

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To be young

Means imitating grown-ups. Like James when he tries to imitate me and my camera.

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To be young

Is to be happy, without care.

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To be young

Is to be sad.

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To be young

Is to explore.

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To be young

Is to try for more.

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To be young

Is to be happy with just what you have in your hand

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To be young

Is to start friendships that will last through many years.

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To be young

Is to feel out of place.

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To be young

Is to know you want to be like mom

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To be young

Is to act like dad.

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To be young

Is waiting for both of them to come home to you.
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To be young

Is to be curious.

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To be young

and read a book

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To be young

Is to go places in your dreams

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To be young

is to sometimes need someone, but not know how to ask.

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To be young

is to eat candy until your tongue turns purple bright.

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To be young

is to be everything, to someone that you know.
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San Diego, CA, United States