OUR PROMPT WORD: STAND
Children wish a helping hand.
Each their own stride rehearse
Once mature, we seek our purpose,
Chase our dreams, and forge wholly unique paths.
Privileged with choices, pride, and goals.
Governance mocks the essence of adulthood.
24 thoughts on “d’Verse Poets Pub Quadrille Monday- Adulthood”
😊 you’re very kind. ❤
All of that careful buildup only to be answerable to Da Man. What a disappointment for us. The price of security comes at a great cost doesn’t it.
Many pay too much for it. 😉
Childhood may be the best part of our lives…..
It’s certainly (when in comfortable surroundings) the most free. Thanks!
Wow, that last line really leaves me thinking, Susan! Amazing.
Glad it “hit a nerve”, David. Thanks!
We spend all that time wanting to grow up, but when we do, we miss the freedom of being children.
For sure. Let’s us know that freedom is as much an attitude as anything. 😉
Thanks my friend.
That’s really good. The last line hits hard. No matter what we dream, no matter how hard we work, Governance ultimately decided if we succeed.
Man made obstacle to expression. 😉
All so true! Nicely done!
If we feel governancy mocks our ability to obtaiin success, we need to define success.
I don’t believe success was mentioned? That’s an interesting perspective. Governance insults the spirit of adulthood. Governance, to a point, is absolutely necessary. Self-governance is the natural state of being for mature humans, though. It occurred to me that the more immature, and unserious, adults are, the less likely they are to feel ‘imposed upon’ by governance. Might be why many Millennials find Marxism appealing? Hmm… that idea needs some more contemplation. Thanks for your comment!
It’s a long, sometimes arduous walk, but necessary to keep standing/trudging. Well done!!!
This is a very interesting poem which has got me thinking! Self-governance is something we can all work on…the rest is something we have inflicted upon us, more or less.
Thanks very much! If you think of people as a ‘group’, rather than each a unique individual, it’s much easier to feel one-size-fits-all rules can work. Those who govern often promote group identities for their own benefit alone. 😉