Growing Up Without a Clue

by Cindy   Aug 29, 2009


Growing Up Without a Clue

Never had a perfect shape
Always wanted curly hair
Feet were just way too big
Complexion oh so fair

Freckles ran across my nose
Got green eyes instead of blue
Always clumsy, couldn't dance
Growing up without a clue

Wished to look like my sisters
Uncomfortable in my skin
Had breasts that were too heavy
How could a girl ever win

Took half a century to see
it doesn't matter if your thin
Guess somethings come with age
Like seeing beauty from within

Written for a challenge

Written by: Cynthia Graver
Aug 27, 2009

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  • 9 years ago

    by Fran

    Excellent poem, funny yet poignant.

  • 10 years ago

    by Dixiedaisy

    Very nice to reminisce those times. Glad to see you stepping outside the box on your poetry genre. A very lovely poem as usual.

    Love ya,
    Kay

  • 10 years ago

    by katie

    Great poem! All of it very true. Loved it. 5/5

  • 10 years ago

    by Em

    We always want to be someone or something else. Loved it, 5/5 x

  • 10 years ago

    by Meena Krish

    We always want to be something else besides
    us..all in all I liked the way you wrote this
    with. Its simple as well as truthful :D Liked it.