Treasure Island

Christina Phan

(May,2,1992)

18 Years Old


Tomorrow I'm
18 years old
I been waiting for this all my life
I get to do what I want and now I’m free
Live where I want
Do what I never done before
Date who I want to
Chase after my dream
Now I’m young adult and all grown up
I have to be responbility and make right choice
I start getting and understand life
I’m matured young lady
If I get in trouble now
I will go to jail which I will never do
I’m getting ready to be
18 years old
One day I'm going out in this world and face it’s
There is no hiding
I can’t believe this day come already
I been waiting for this day to come
I get to make my own choices now
I’m finally
18 years old

Submitted: Friday, May 14, 2010
Edited: Sunday, August 07, 2011

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  • Santosh Sharma (7/25/2011 12:46:00 AM)

    Escatcy , sense of freedom of Choice and taking up responsiblity very well narrated in the poem one of it's kind - Enjoyable - 9 (Report) Reply

  • Subbaraman N V (1/8/2011 3:08:00 AM)

    All the best! Freedom has its own limitations.Take care. Think twice before you decide Don't rush. Do thake the advice/suggestions of the elders.All the best again! (Report) Reply

  • Kesav Easwaran (6/4/2010 6:12:00 AM)

    a poetic greeting to your own adulthood...good poem Christina...your words carry grace...10 (Report) Reply

  • Preetam Shetty (5/28/2010 10:29:00 AM)

    Belated happy returns of the day dear....

    Yes because you are 18 now, you have the rights but then dont forget your responsibilities

    And there were those two angels who gave you the chance and looked after you till this 18th year.......give them love till you survive (Report) Reply

  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (5/19/2010 11:43:00 AM)

    Turning 18 is 3 or 4 years from now for me and before my 18th birthday I want to do so many things(of course that are legal) that no one can do... i want adventure! but anyway, Happy 18th Birthday! It's a whole new chapter or book awaits! (Report) Reply

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