Author: Kelvin Annorson
I always wished to grow from being a boy to a man.
I wondered, ” many years left”, I kept wondering when.
I always wanted to grow from that child who was ten.
I have now become that man, and I started remembering then.
I wanted to be like the men; with big muscles.
But neither did I know that big muscles serves for great hustle.
I didn’t want to be the boy who mama does everything for.
I wanted to be my own boss, where I don’t need help or ask for ‘more’.
Growing up as a boy, was really childish.
Where I am seen playing with my toys, or playing in the dirt.
I am now a man with a tie, suit and a well polished shoe.
And I want to become the extraordinary man, by acting so cool.
Growing up as a boy made me choose a dream like becoming a footballer.
But I now say no, I need to be dignified I choose to be a lawyer.
Games like’ oware, chaskele, ludu and racing to see who is first’.
“Are all for boys”, I now sit with men to play some real chess
I sip my drinks, try to look good and I call all these ‘ Manner’s’
Growing from boy to man (deep voice, big muscles), are all “Gods wonders”
Childhood memories made me known better;
“To be grown men, one has never been before, except to be a child”
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