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The Road of Growing Up

by

Suzanne Tyson

The road of growing up, young friend, is a hard one, yes indeed,

so take the word of someone who knows, an ancient old geezer like me.

When you think you know what you think you know, you find yourself in the dark.

Life bites you in the you know what like a vicious, toothy shark.

I thought I had grown up, my friend, in every conceivable way,

after all, Iíve lived a lot years, (more years than I will say),

then I found I knew not what I knew, it was turned and turned around,

The facts were fiction, the fiction was facts, and not a single fact was sound.

Now I know. Iíve come to see. The road of life is best for me.

I ignore the years upon my face and have chosen to join the human race.

Thereíll be no growing up. I have no time for that.

I have too many things to do. A child knows that fact.

The road of growing up, young friend, is a hard one, yes, indeed,

so take the word from someone who knows, an ancient old geezer like me.

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