Grown-up – A Very Short Poem about Becoming a Grown-up

ill_035Here’s an amusing little poem about becoming a grown-up by Edna St. Vincent Millay…

MP3 Recording of Grown-up

Grown-up

Was it for this I uttered prayers,
And sobbed and cursed and kicked the stairs,
That now, domestic as a plate,
I should retire at half-past eight?

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