Treasure Island

Paul Gerard Reed


Don't Grow Up


Don’t grow up
Although I know you have to
In life's ancient decree;
For if you grow up
Then I will be old
And I don’t want to be

Stay a while as a little one
Take in your learning
Of numbers and alphabet;
But don’t grow up
For I will become old
Don’t grow up - just yet

Submitted: Friday, February 21, 2014

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