[Poetry] Temporary Eternity

They say it’s only temporary
Soon I’ll see mommy and daddy
They’re just going on a trip
I wonder where they’d go
Maybe they’re on a big ship
I wish I could go though
I guess I’m too small
Still, it won’t be long
Till I’m big and strong
I’ll see mommy and daddy again…

How much longer?
I’ve gotten bigger/ stronger
Why have you left me here?
You do not love me!
Otherwise, you’d be here
And set me on your knee
And tell me stories
Of your trip together…

Someone lied!
They’re not coming back
Perhaps they even died.
Regardless, I’ll take it in stride
There’s little keeping me here
Quick! While no one’s near!
I’ll sneak out of here tonight
Something just isn’t right
They pick and prod
This place needs to be outlawed
Who keeps someone away
From his family!

This is part of a challenge to write and publish something new everyday this month. I hope you enjoy it. If you do and want to see more, please follow and comment, telling me how I can do better. Thank you and hope you have a wonderful day.

via Daily Prompt: Tentative

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