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Take me back to start
When I held on to my heart
When I wouldn't dare let go
I cared too much
I was scared
Back when I had a little bit of innocence
When I was naive and believed
When I thought the world would make sense
The pieces would come together
The notes would sing a beautiful symphony
And life would turn out right
Because I was wrong
And now I know
But yet somehow I miss it
I miss being a child
I miss believing in the foolish things I did
Childhood is lost too soon
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DarkRose407 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This poem really makes you think. I too miss my childhood. When everything seemed so much fun and full of imagination. I mean I was happy basically all the time. Now... sometimes I feel I let my younger self down. 
robodude2829 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Very true. Sometimes when I think back on how I've changed, I really miss how I used to be. But at other times I'm happy about the growth and maturity that has occurred.
LadyofLegends Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Student Writer
I've been thinking about this a lot... it seemed that when I was little, I was so much more creative than I am now. And at Christmas time, I get sort of depressed, because I feel that I'm missing the childlike excitement that used to come to me even just a few years ago. I'm too young to be thinking these things, but I do anyway.
robodude2829 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
It's very true. Kinda sad how the childlike wonder we used to feel goes away in most of us. I see the light in their eyes, the smiles on their faces, and the innocence of their thought processes and logic, and I wish that's how life was.
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