It is about how childhood disappears, and adulthood suddenly appears.

I remember the comfort of eating large chocolate bars and square,pink bubble gum, wrapped in corny jokes,three little girls “bounced” on the couch; while savoring sucking our thumbs.Sitting up very close, watching Lassie on our black and white consel RCA T.V. was a constant in our livingroom. Chenile bedspreads and home-made, patchwork quilts,were wrapped tightly around me; just as a baby feels safe and secure in her mother’s womb! MyOWN , first bicycle(the aqua Huffy), took me all over the city;and beyond. I discovered crayfish and tadpoles at “Running Park” pond. Old, metal ice skates, let me pretend I had “elegance and grace. Ten cents could buy my pink, cream soda, as soon as the skates I FINALLY managed to unlace. Spending time with my younger sisters and playing Barbies gave me hours of joy, As we grew; we’d spend late nights teach talking about our “dreamy” boy! Rocking chairs and Top 40 pop tunes filled my teen years, A&W root beer in frosted, mugs and lonely, dateless week-ends, brought with it it’s inevitable tears! The boy I brought home, charmed them all, The letters he sent were coming twice a week, so there was NO need to call. A child bride kissed childhood good-bye, I thought I’d give womanhood a try! I miss the little girl I was!Cinderella Can Dream  March 28, 2010 Nastalgia Girl

3
Liked it
  • Katie Marie on Mar 29, 2010

    Memories very close to my own; the chenille, quilts, skates, Barbie dolls and bubblegum, all shared with the two younger sisters.

  • Karen Gross on Apr 5, 2010

    Makes me wonder why I was in such a hurry to grow up. Being a grown up is an awful lot of responsibility.

Leave a Comment
comments powered by Disqus

Hi there!

Hello! Welcome to Authspot, the spot for creative writing.
Read some stories and poems, and be sure to subscribe to our feed!

Find the Spot

Loading