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I’ve been trying to do it right;
keeping my family in eye sight
as I seek an pinnacle of independence
to bind me to my teenage years.
Freedom felt nice
as that’s where I stood;
wondering if the pictures of the royal gem my sister secretly took
will ever mean more than likes on Instagram
or saying you shook hands with a headless man.
The only Royal Beast in sight was an employee at the London Tower
which really didn’t matter
knowing tea at Harrods was a ferry ride away
—an extended metaphor to tell the independent gal within;
lemon coconut macaroons taste better while surrounded by kin.
I could rhyme away my desires as long as I live
but knowing that deep down inside,
I’ll always just be a little kid
doing what I love, loving what I do,
believing my parents always make the rules
even if that means there’s nothing to do
but live in the moment of ‘now’.
Don’t forget about my current give away. Details are here.