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***This was written in 8th grade. Our not-so-bright teacher wanted the class of 13 year olds to write a romantic love poem. I felt left out because I'd never even been in a relationship, must less been in love.
Missing a step likewise
Wherever I am, As long as I’m out, Over the blue waters I go To catch some trout. But never after a full moon. That’s when they have their feasts. With the moonlight shining over the water,
Have you ever spent a day in the city? If you haven't, what a pity! With the busy, bustling crowds in Times Square, There's never a moment to give or spare. With so much to do, so much to see,
1. I was supposed to be a boy. Doctor’s conceptions and my family’s history stated That only two girls had been born into the Shepardson family in three generations. I was going to be a boy.