After 12

Twelve years of compliance and obediency
“Yes” was the correct word, then
seemingly from nowhere
the word “NO” came from her mouth and lips
with her hands on hips
previously subservient
a human being had already been formed…..
not a child nor adult
one in adolescence
with a mind of her own
was starting to grow and know
the difference between right and wrong
this was to be her everlasting song
after the age of twelve
she began to become herself
and realise the wrongs that had been done
this was not to change
as she grew older
in fact
she got bolder and bolder
rebellion abound
for years to come
she challenged the world time after time
yet heard so many lies
now her heart wishes to be just
eleven years old
before the after 12
when no real difference was known
though of course it was ……………………………………….

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What do we know as children? It all computes in our heart and brain as we grow

Lyndy is my preferred name, not harsh in any way
Children of mine
just one survives
I love him.
Me I try to carry on
and express my life
the best way that I can
through images and writing
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  • bygeorge
    bygeorgeover 3 years ago

    Yet another brilliant piece my friend. Many would be able to relate to this. I sure as hell do!

  • Thanks lovely George, so nice to see you L:))XXX

    – Lyndy

  • sweeny
    sweenyover 3 years ago

    Excellent writing Hon :-)))Rxxxx

  • Thankyou Ray, oh this could have been a book! L:))XXX

    – Lyndy

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 3 years ago

    Brilliant writing Lyndy ! !

  • Thanks a million Trish, always so very appreciated my lovely RB friend L:))XXX

    – Lyndy

  • vampvamp
    vampvampover 3 years ago

  • Im totally rapt, thanks so very much L:))XXX

    – Lyndy

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