Graduation 2017


Time flew by

And it's only two more months

Before I close this chapter

And begin the next.

An eager goodbye to most

But forced and choked out for some

And to think that I'll never see them again.

Tears build up in my heart -

They'll probably pour extravagantly

When I've spent hours preparing myself

And they'll ruin my makeup

And they'll stain my dads shirt

And they'll stand out in pictures

Permanent for all of time

But those tears are hard earned

Twelve years prepared 

And while they mean so many goodbyes

I wasn't ready to say,

They mark dozens of "hello's"

I have yet to get to know

My childhood will be shed at the foot of the stage

But my youth is never spent.

Daily blessed with a full opportunity to enjoy life

To greet each day, each new opportunity

And spend every moment not wishing for the next.

Because, as I've seen, 

Time flies by

And in it, memories are made.

This poem is about: 
My family


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