Older | Teen Ink


September 6, 2021
By TubboFan SILVER, Des Moines, Iowa
TubboFan SILVER, Des Moines, Iowa
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when i was younger

i thoughts ghosts were real

i was a christian

the tooth fairy wasnt my parents

leprechauns and mermaids "existed"

school was way too easy

not a care in the world

I've gotten older now

now im an athiest

ghosts are just tricks of the light

my parents are the tooth fairy

leprechauns and mermaids are just pretend

school is getting harder

there are more dangers

crimes, crashes, and others 

younger me would have been chill

now im older

life isnt all rainbows and cupcakes now

I have seen a pandemic, bad politicians, and racism, ive been scammed in my games,

hacked and discriminated against by homophobes

global warming has become significantly worse

ive worried about technoblade getting cancer now. 


I am too old for bedtime stories, I'd rather be alone


now im older

theres nothing to stop growing up

peter pan wont come take us away from reality.

i am older

but life is good too.

The author's comments:

i believe this is true, but remember it's just an opinion

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on Apr. 8 2022 at 2:06 pm
Hallie606 BRONZE, South Jordan, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because regret is stronger than gratitude."
~Anne Frank🌸

"If the crown fits, wear it."

Wow, this is amazing! It's beautifully written and very relatable. Keep up the great work!