Age by Liam Flanagan

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Age

Casting the mind backwards
To teenage years
An obsession with The Cure
And a girl called Mairead
I wonder where she is now?
Playing football until the light went out at the end of the day
Turned eighteen and celebrated being able to have a pint
Maybe too much but the crack was mighty with the lads 
Lassies everywhere excitement of newness and anticipation tangible in the air
Turning twenty made very little difference 
A taste for life had been discovered and developed 
As the years go by you realise how special those days were
Times of friendship and romance
Where there was always enough music in the night for one more dance

By davidlonan1

David writes poetry, short stories, and writings that'll make you think or laugh, provoking you to examine images in your mind. To submit poetry, photography, art, please send to feversofthemind@gmail.com. Twitter: @davidLOnan1 + @feversof Facebook: DavidLONan1

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