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Growing Up Milestones

You learn how to crawl before you can walk Then pull up; let go; give a step a chance Little by little you’ll learn how to talk And you finally stop wetting your pants You’ll be starting school in just a few years Give Mom a big kiss; on the bus and go I know it’s scary and you’re full of fears All alone with kids you don’t even know Enter puberty; hormones give a shove Remember the day you shared a first kiss Followed by those bouts of puppy love Now you seek true love, one you can’t resist You’re reached adulthood, physically true Mentally you’re still got growing to do

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  1. Date: 10/18/2012 5:15:00 PM
    Nicely done. And a great win too. congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 3:42:00 PM
    Many many congrats for this true and entertaining poem Charles!

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 11:22:00 AM
    Got that one correct..I am still growing mentally at a ripe old thank God!! Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 8:00:00 AM
    Very accurate description of a teen. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 6:32:00 AM
    Congratulations on your 6th place win in Cyndi's contest Charles. Love, Carol XXXX

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 2:02:00 AM
    Love those last two lines......definitely got plenty of mental growing to do hehe. Thank you Charles :)

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 10:28:00 PM
    you got that crawling right... and yes growing up will do nicely soon..xox~pd