This Particular Memory

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February 8, 2012 by WITS Editor

Young Men and the Sea

Image by Vicki & Chuck Rogers via Flickr

Where is the boy I used to be?

Is he still in my heart?

Is he living in my memory?

Is he where I used to be?

Is he happy?

Is he playing with friends?

Is he here or is he there?

I think the boy is with me.

I wish he didn’t grow up so fast.

When he smiles, he brings out

happiness in everyone.

We must never let anyone take away

this happiness.

Alfredo, 10th grade

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