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Two Decades of My Life

Time flies, yes, Two decades already And it seems just like yesterday, When a fragile virgin girl-child Was wrapped unto the overjoyed Waiting hands of her parents! Two decades and counting, I want to fly with it, A bird with two right wings, Free to twitter in the open air Air is free, life is a gift! Two decades already, It doesn't feel like the number 20 As I pray twenty decades in my Rosary! A dot in a million years, Yet, that's my whole life so far! Two decades and counting, Wow! I love the feeling of maturity, Of coming of age, And swimming with the tides Life churns out at random. I love the feeling of womanhood; I feel like I can hold the stars In my hands and kiss the moon! At twenty, I want nothing more than Good health, more wealth and happiness, It's not too much to ask! The last four years of my teen Saw many waters pass under the bridge, They saw a heart full of love, A heart broken, and many sleepless nights And rivers of tears-soaked pillows! I've seen the low and the high, What most old women saw and shudder, Yet, like a Meteorite I rise, I rise from ashes like a Phoenix! I no longer feel cocooned Or tossed hither and tither By spinners of the ethereal firmament, A kiss rolling far off To the eyes of the sea where I'll row my boat in the midst of storm! I'm not a woman on her knees, I'm the captain of my ship The CEO of my life! - For Chidera at 20

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