We are young

We are young,

We are young,

 

We may be smaller, but we’re not weak,

Do you hear our adolescent voices?

And comprehend the words we speak?

 

If wisdom truly comes from age,

Were you not once at this first page?

Did the world not give you room to shine?

Yet you deny the voice that’s mine

 

But why?….

Because…

We are young,

 

My journey may have only just begun,

But were you not once

 

A child?

A teen and all between?

A Daughter?

A Son?

 

Yet you choose to judge us,

Why?

Because…

We are young

 

See the world through our eyes,

As you once did

 

Hope,

Passion,

Sometimes anger and pain,

Try to recall when you felt the same,

 

The world may be a scary place,

To you…

 

But that not what I see,

You may think that it’s my naivety,

 

But that’s ok,

 

Like you have done before me,

I’ll find my own way,

 

I’ll laugh,

I’ll smile,

And sometimes cry,

 

I’ll scream and shout, until I’m heard,

I may not take you at your word,

 

I’m still finding who I am and what I will be,

And at times I do not know…

 

But that’s ok

 

We are young,

But do not judge us by our age,

Take the time to fully read and understand each page,

 

Only then will you finally see,

That we are our own people, both collective and individually

 

As were you…

 

When “You” were young

 

Try and remember that. 🙂 Xx