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Two big brown eyes


And two slightly smaller




Sparkled as laughter filled the room.
My sister had the biggest smile
Mine only slightly smaller then.
I loved it when she curled my hair
And dressed me up and let me spin.

When I was just five
I couldn't understand
Why when big sisters grow up
they get their own wings
And they fly away from home.

A sly grin and a can of pop
And brown hair like mine only shorter
My brother always looked so cool.
He tore down hills on Dadís three-wheeler


but I always came out on top
ĎCause my brother always took good care of me
And beat up mean boys at the bus stop.

Then when I was 16 years old
I learned to understand
When big brothers grow up
they get their own wings
And they fly away from home.

Two big brown eyes
And two slightly larger
Toss baseballs out on the field
They jeer and then laugh
Slapping high fives in the air
They donít know just what theyíve got
And It seems so unfair

Iím not sure how old Iíll be
But Iíve learned to understand
Those boys will grow up and get their own wings
And fly away from home.


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~Donna J

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Do not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around in awareness. -James Thurber



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The following comments are for "Don't grow up on me"
by DonnaJ

Donna
I read this because i have a friend named DOnna and i needed some random reading.
I do like this piece though i don't understand the first spaces between the lines (some special meaning???)
Anyway, i hope you to some day will grow wings...

( Posted by: Siah [Member] On: January 6, 2006 )

Spacing
It wasn't like that when I posted it. I think they wanted it to be longer LOL I'll fix it.
Thanks for the comment.

( Posted by: DonnaJ [Member] On: January 6, 2006 )





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