Paula Glynn

Running Away In A Waitrose Trolley - Poem by Paula Glynn

I am sitting in a Waitrose trolley,
As my friends run me along,
For it is eleven at night,
And my parents and I,
Have been fighting,
Which I hate, but we have,
So many disagreements,
As they don’t approve of my boyfriend,
Or my wild, outgoing friends.

I should be a good little girl,
And sit in front of the computer,
And do my coursework,
But I have a rebel heart,
I go out every night,
Although I am not a tart,
I just follow my heart,
And love my boyfriend so much.
My friends keep me sane,
I do know the teenage years,
Are hard, but they are great, too,
And teenagers don’t always feel blue,
We all have heart and soul,
Once that school bell goes.

And I wear clothes,
That my parents don’t approve of,
Short skirts and heels,
For I love those fashion magazines,
I have started to read Cosmo,
All my friends’ older sisters do.
My bedroom walls,
Are covered in boyband posters,
And my floor is a work in progress,
But it is my room and my parents,
Are not welcome;
Even when I’m supposed to wash up.

So here I am tonight,
Running away in a Waitrose trolley,
My friends racing me along,
And school used to go slowly,
But I graduate soon,
And I shall never forget my friends,
These days, this young life,
My heart racing with happiness,
Moving with an escaping,
Waitrose trolley.

Topic(s) of this poem: teenage

Comments about Running Away In A Waitrose Trolley by Paula Glynn

  • David Wood (9/17/2015 5:15:00 AM)

    I love the title! I see so many shopping trollies scattered around the streets. Good interesting poem. (Good luck with your studies) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 17, 2015

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