A Year Ago

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How far have I come from a year ago?

What have I seen and done?

 

Did I do anything worthwhile?

Or did I waste 12 months in fun?

 

They smile and say Im a year older now

And ask me if that’s how I feel?

 

But I feel younger than ever before

Growing up just doesn’t seem real

 

A year ago 19 was too far away

To think and worry about

 

I just wanted to enjoy being 18

To laugh and live and shout

 

But that was a year ago

And now people are looking at me

 

Asking if I feel different now?

Asking if I feel 19-ly.

 

Im not quite sure how I feel

Now that I am 1 year older

 

1 year away from a long ago childhood

1 year wiser, stronger bolder

 

But at the same time a year ago

I was a year away from being all grown up

 

And now that it’s a year from then,

I still feel sort of stuck

 

Am I grown..or still a child?

I cannot tell for sure

 

I just became used to being 18

And now must act a year more mature

 

So no I don’t feel older or 19 like,

Not more than I did before

 

But I will hurry and celebrate it now,

Before 20 comes knocking at the door!

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About saharsalman

Aspiring poet. Spectator of life. Words of Whim.
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3 Responses to A Year Ago

  1. words4jp says:

    happy birthday!! You are a lovely young lady – 🙂

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