Young Adult, Forever a Kid

One day I turned 18. Not much changed. Small things. Silly things. I knew I was still a kid in this world. Except legally… Legally, I was an adult. I continued gaining independence but I was obviously still my parents’ child. Still a kid. Shortly after, I turned 20. Ah, the twenties! So many people … [Read more…]

When I’m Old

When I’m old I’d like to go there, she said. A twinkle in her eye. Looking at an ad, or something. She was in her eighties. And she wasn’t old yet. Not yet. I smile at the thought. Then I smile at my white hair, sprinkled here and there. And at the lines that formed … [Read more…]