Just Face It Kid


Just Face It Kid

Just Face It Kid

I’m sorry I embarrass you
but you’re thirteen
and think I’m too old

I know you think it’s
because I’m crazy
but you’re wrong
I’m happy in spite of
being crazy

I laugh too much
play  music too loud
sing too loud
even run through sprinklers
smiling and screaming

I’m not trying to act young
because I’m afraid of getting old –
bet you didn’t know
the only thing I am afraid of
is not living before dying

I never had a childhood
each day was a different hurt
each day was a tear
each day another bruise

now that I’m free
I’m living a childhood I lost

I still pay those bills
teach you right from wrong
take care of you
no matter if you are sick
no matter if you are hungry

Just Face It Kid.

  1. Avatar of Twiggy Schmidt
    Twiggy Schmidt says

    Very intense – great visual!

    1. Avatar of Lorraine Grund
      Lorraine Grund says

      Thanks for the comment. 🙂

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