Coming of Age

I
illuminated
dreams
screaming to be
embarked upon unwillingly
youth often comes last while
energy is drained away into
outside its ways begging to cling
generational to generational
lasting only a few seconds for
rapidly growing kids hungered
damning their youth in effort
to separate from the words
so small to them
meaning an expulsion of understanding
greater than before
ever turning without an
End

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