Treasure Island

Aryaman Kakkar


Childhood


Childhood is a time elderly cherish
but little toddlers hate
because of their mothers yelling,
'Come on! For school you'll be late.'

Long, long ago
childhood was in the dark.
Nowadays video games have left
on a child's mind a mark.

Childhood was ruled by obedience
centuries ago.
But now children have no respect
for their parents forevermore

Naughtiness is a new form of childhood
running utterly free.
It can only be stopped by one
and that is me!

Submitted: Saturday, March 29, 2014
Edited: Saturday, March 29, 2014

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