I’m so into poetry these days, as I feel the need to express my real emotions through it.
It is my way of dealing with the many changes we are currently experiencing.
Check my poem “The Teen-Age Life” which is dedicated to my eldest who is almost a teenager and to every parent who has one!
He has grown a lot
He is almost a teen!
He sometimes burns hot
And tries to be mean.
But his heart is made of gold
And with a warm hug,
Everything can be solved.
Those years are tough,
Life for him is rough.
He thinks he is now a man
Acting so wise and cool,
But suddenly he is no longer a fan
And he wants to rule!
His hormones vaulting up and down
At one instant making him smile, then frown –
Laugh, cry, shout, or scream
Sometimes I do wish it were a dream!
Shattered orders he gets,
Sometimes a behaviour he regrets.
But his mindset is out of hand
He needs us to understand.
Love, affection to provide
Support, patience and empathy is our guide.
Those years are heavily dense
But it is up to us to make it less tense.
As we dig deep and understand,
Teenagers need a helping hand.
Full of physical, emotional and mental change
Oh my, what a delicate stage!
Wrapped up in a separate world,
Communication seems to be absurd!
What adolescents really need,
Is some freedom to heed.
They’ll eventually learn from every mistake,
And consider what actions to take.
Difficult as it might be,
I have to learn to let go and see.
How that little human of mine,
Will grow and mature and just be fine!