The Becoming II

as a boy

nothing was better than getting a new bike for my birthday

and mama sure bought me a bunch

 

back then I used to enjoy burning rubber

nowadays I chase the beach and the breeze

books and blessings, and sometimes babes

 

but what can I say…

I guess a boy becomes a man

 

how times change

this is now, that was then

 

© Heath Muchena, 2015


10 Comments on “The Becoming II”

  1. Steph says:

    you are on a B Binge here! …and we LIKE..! πŸ™‚

    from bikes to babes…! a beach boy who combs for life now. πŸ™‚

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  2. true – but as they say child is the father of man – your bike is now a Mercedes – indeed a boy becomes a man – but a man who is still a boy is the best.

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  3. milliethom says:

    Most men are still little boys at heart. The things they had a passion for in their childhood seem to stay with them forever. (I suppose the same is true for women as well, to a degree.) Childhood memories are always the best.

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  4. vivalaViv says:

    Beautifully said! It sure reminds me of my own ‘then and now’………….

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  5. I of July says:

    I agree Millie πŸ™‚

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  6. I like the b alliteration. sometimes babes made me smile. πŸ™‚

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  7. lynn__ says:

    Yes, how life changes but those memories of youth are always with us…i like your unique style and hope you find the blessings!

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  8. I of July says:

    thank you
    Steph – always make me smile
    Peach – you’re always kind
    Indra – for your words of wisdom
    Viv – you’re an angel
    Veronica – smile right back at ya πŸ™‚
    Lynn – i appreciate you
    Ashton – can’t thank you enough

    apologies for the delayed responses… all my love you beautiful people πŸ™‚

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