Times have changed and so have I,
I am youthfulness!
This is the age of new technology, globalization..a stunning difference from years gone by,
My vibrancy, intelligence I have further progressed.
My keenest interests lie in social networks, acquiring the next best thing…….
The next big thing to captivate my attention.
I do know the traditions but innovation’s got me straying
I seek aspiration, inspiration to spark my interest in the retention…
The retention of the golden rules and values my ancestors stood for.
My misled soul craves attention,
The constant shunning of all my ideas the world craves to attain! Do I fit in? Can’t take it anymore,
All I feel is rejection. How can my reflections hold any regard for your laws?!
My curious nature seeks to nurture common desires,
While my ambition chases some worthy dream.
Torn in between, which path will behold my future? What do I require?
Why pursue an education in a remote island that may never accommodate my dreams?
What hope is there of a future?
What kind of adult will I become?
The frustration of unemployment leading me to give way to drugs,
My idle hands breed mischief, my toy a gun.
So with a criminal mind I move on,
Chasing an adornment of jewels of fortune
Hidden behind a mask of make-up
Not knowing my mindset will lead to my doom.
Till one day I’ll wake up to realize I’ve wasted so much time….
Wasted time trying to uncover the mystery of life,
That I forgot completely who I am,
Forgot who I ought to be and became a shadow, reflection…someone to fit in.
But I’m someone with tons of ideas, skill and definitely can…
Definitely will be an example if only the right words are spoken to me.
Yes……. I am youthfulness….
That’s no reason to condemn me…
All I need is guidance, empathy, to feel like I’m the best…
Teach me to love another rather than slander me becoming an enemy.
So many are falling prone to their selfish desires…….
Trapped in an unending trial phase,
Entwined in the bramble, strength is all I require
To mature throughout the days,
To filter global norms, embrace the socio-cultural.
The spiritual things of Yahweh too,
For youthful days are most critical,
To determine what you make of life or what it makes of you.
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