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Book 1 Page 64

Experience

/ Canít wait to grow up

 

Now my Mum and dad keep telling me that I'm,

"not experienced," cause "Iím only five."

But I think Iíve got some experience

by simply being alive.

 

Iím not allowed to this

and Iím not allowed to do that!

Cause they say I havenít got the experience

and I might cause myself a mishap.

 

Cause I want to do the things that adults do, like,

driving a car and,

watching mature rated films and,

smoking a cigar.

 

I want to be Ďjust like my dad.í

Heís the greatest person I know.

But they always tell me to wait,

until I grow.

 

Iím five now,

I hope they donít expect me to wait until Iím six!

 

© Written by Dominic John Gill www.poetry.net.au    9/4/99 dominicj7@poetry.net.au