What child does not plot and yearn to turn into a teen?
What teen does not look forward to leaving that age between?
Adults can drive and travel and stay up rather late.
They never have to introduce their parents to their date.
Adults do as they wish. They live at their own bidding–
at least until they marry and start in their own kidding.
Then once again they hustle to their family’s beck and call,
so it would seem that no one has a favorite phase at all.
For family life may leave us feeling exhausted and harried.
I guess the ideal phase, then, is perpetually unmarried!
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Golden Age.” If you had to live forever as either a child, an adolescent, or an adult, which would you choose — and why?