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Describe adulthood
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Adulthood

Work consumes

     But money

Privacy evaporates

     But kids

Commitments stress

     But friends

Muse vacations

     But Prose

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Describe adulthood
Written by Helenalyn
Adulthood
Work consumes
     But money
Privacy evaporates
     But kids
Commitments stress
     But friends
Muse vacations
     But Prose
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I Don't Want to Adult Anymore

Adulting is sucking my will to live.

Sucking me dry what more can I give?

5 months in a row, rent's 12 days past due.

Pants for my kid? He's only got 2.

A shut off notice taped to the front door;

I don't understand how I got so poor!

An angry scraping from under the car;

I'm afraid it won't get us all that far.

Unopened mail stacked 4 inches deep...

If I fall out now, that's 4 hours of sleep.

Money in the bank, but I lack the will.

Adulting is struggling to pay the bills.

Every week day, I drive the same way;

I parked in this same spot yesterday.

I smile and nod at the same old faces.

Go auto-pilot through the same old places.

I buy the same groceries at the same store

The butcher has been there a decade or more.

3 inches of roots, and hair turning white...

Fine lines and wrinkles appear in the night.

I see the same moms at practice and games

In 20 years all that's changed are last names.

Last month an unwanted pregnancy scare,

I don't want to be a grandma, this isn't fair!

I'm not ready to give up, give in to my years

Adulting is watching your youth disappear.

Adulting means arriving on time to work,

No losing tempers when the boss is a jerk.

It's researching options of insurance plans,

It's trading convertibles for minivans.

Adulting is carpools and play dates and naps,

To yell as an adult, I type in ALL CAPS.

Vacation is planned a year in advance,

Embarrass the offspring whenever I dance.

Adulting at meals means healthy is good,

The bowels need fiber that tastes like wood.

There's so much pressure & so much worry,

Adulting is everything done in a hurry.

I find it odd how kids rush to be grown,

I did it myself, if only I'd known...

Adulting's not fun, responsibilities are tough,

No one really cares, and life is often rough.

Kids will eat a pizza and 2 pieces of cake,

Adults eat half that, then have a bellyache!

Adulting means ambition, aim for the sky!

Check your cholesterol or you might die!

No more blind faith in childhood magic,

Forward momentum, Adulting is tragic.

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I Don't Want to Adult Anymore
Adulting is sucking my will to live.
Sucking me dry what more can I give?
5 months in a row, rent's 12 days past due.
Pants for my kid? He's only got 2.
A shut off notice taped to the front door;
I don't understand how I got so poor!
An angry scraping from under the car;
I'm afraid it won't get us all that far.
Unopened mail stacked 4 inches deep...
If I fall out now, that's 4 hours of sleep.
Money in the bank, but I lack the will.
Adulting is struggling to pay the bills.

Every week day, I drive the same way;
I parked in this same spot yesterday.
I smile and nod at the same old faces.
Go auto-pilot through the same old places.
I buy the same groceries at the same store
The butcher has been there a decade or more.
3 inches of roots, and hair turning white...
Fine lines and wrinkles appear in the night.
I see the same moms at practice and games
In 20 years all that's changed are last names.
Last month an unwanted pregnancy scare,
I don't want to be a grandma, this isn't fair!
I'm not ready to give up, give in to my years
Adulting is watching your youth disappear.

Adulting means arriving on time to work,
No losing tempers when the boss is a jerk.
It's researching options of insurance plans,
It's trading convertibles for minivans.
Adulting is carpools and play dates and naps,
To yell as an adult, I type in ALL CAPS.
Vacation is planned a year in advance,
Embarrass the offspring whenever I dance.
Adulting at meals means healthy is good,
The bowels need fiber that tastes like wood.
There's so much pressure & so much worry,
Adulting is everything done in a hurry.

I find it odd how kids rush to be grown,
I did it myself, if only I'd known...
Adulting's not fun, responsibilities are tough,
No one really cares, and life is often rough.
Kids will eat a pizza and 2 pieces of cake,
Adults eat half that, then have a bellyache!
Adulting means ambition, aim for the sky!
Check your cholesterol or you might die!
No more blind faith in childhood magic,
Forward momentum, Adulting is tragic.
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Adulthood

A debilitating personality disorder where 4 of the following 7 conditions exist:

1. Loss of interest and enthusiasm.

2. Stagnation of creativity, imagination, or curiosity

3. Life emphasis becomes focused on maintenance of status quo

4. Irritation at the presence of youthful and/or creative individuals

5. Acceptance of physical health and appearance

6. Delusional concept of time

7. Viewing enjoyment as a punishable concept 

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Adulthood
A debilitating personality disorder where 4 of the following 7 conditions exist:

1. Loss of interest and enthusiasm.
2. Stagnation of creativity, imagination, or curiosity
3. Life emphasis becomes focused on maintenance of status quo
4. Irritation at the presence of youthful and/or creative individuals
5. Acceptance of physical health and appearance
6. Delusional concept of time
7. Viewing enjoyment as a punishable concept 
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the perpetual

petulant child still struggles

with concepts such as

responsibility or

brushing one's teeth before bed.

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the perpetual
petulant child still struggles
with concepts such as
responsibility or
brushing one's teeth before bed.
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Sucks

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Written by WolfcatRamirez

#adulting

doing what you have to do

even when you don't want to,

even when you don't have time,

even if you don't care,

even if you know it's wrong

all while paying for your own health insurance.

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#adulting
doing what you have to do

even when you don't want to,
even when you don't have time,
even if you don't care,
even if you know it's wrong

all while paying for your own health insurance.
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Peter Pan

Honestly, adulthood, truly it sucks,

Most days I’m unhappy, I will confess.

Working my ass off, inadequate bucks,

An eternal struggle consumed by stress.

Leisure, are you kidding, time is lacking,

Most days I don’t want to get out of bed.

With all of these bills, no time for slacking,

Not sure how much more water I can tread.

Contemplating a homicidal spree,

So many on my “list” I’d love to choke.

You look at me oddly, but hey, that’s free,

I swear I’m going to die from a stroke.

But would I want to be a child again?

Nope, I say, as I grab another pen.

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Peter Pan
Honestly, adulthood, truly it sucks,
Most days I’m unhappy, I will confess.
Working my ass off, inadequate bucks,
An eternal struggle consumed by stress.

Leisure, are you kidding, time is lacking,
Most days I don’t want to get out of bed.
With all of these bills, no time for slacking,
Not sure how much more water I can tread.

Contemplating a homicidal spree,
So many on my “list” I’d love to choke.
You look at me oddly, but hey, that’s free,
I swear I’m going to die from a stroke.

But would I want to be a child again?
Nope, I say, as I grab another pen.
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When a child forgets they're playing pretend.

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When a child forgets they're playing pretend.
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Written by dLYNX

Hero

The sequel to childhood, being a grown up

    It isn't as fun as I thought

Work, responsibilities, training a pup

    Many things I was never taught

Always in a hurry, shopping, child care

    Recess never gets called

Late on the highway, stop and pay the fare

    Now my man is bald

Never have time to myself anymore

    Theres always a knock on the door

My everyday chores are things I abhor

    Laundry, dishes, sweeping the floor

It's well worth every tear, every race

    When I look at my little boy

He looks back with awe on his face

    I'm his hero like his Batman toy.

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Hero
The sequel to childhood, being a grown up
    It isn't as fun as I thought
Work, responsibilities, training a pup
    Many things I was never taught
Always in a hurry, shopping, child care
    Recess never gets called
Late on the highway, stop and pay the fare
    Now my man is bald
Never have time to myself anymore
    Theres always a knock on the door
My everyday chores are things I abhor
    Laundry, dishes, sweeping the floor
It's well worth every tear, every race
    When I look at my little boy
He looks back with awe on his face
    I'm his hero like his Batman toy.
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Adulthood..

welp, now I have find my keys, my wallet and waste my life at a place that i dont care about for the rest of my life befcause I all grown up and have somekind of future ahead of me.

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Adulthood..
welp, now I have find my keys, my wallet and waste my life at a place that i dont care about for the rest of my life befcause I all grown up and have somekind of future ahead of me.

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