Adulting

back then where
wanting to be a
grownup was
a big dream
but responsibilities
have lost their appeal

pigtails, and
imagination,
excitement
of riding
without training wheels – oh, the
innocence of youth

Lauren Scott © 2017

This is my last Shadorma for Eliot’s November Shadorma challenge, so I thought to end with a fun topic. 🙂 Hope you enjoy! ❤
https://alongtheinterstice.wordpress.com/shadorma-november/

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Arrive Alive

What else is around the corner
What will come next
from talking on the cell
to writing a text

Shouldn’t we, as adults,
be good role models
How is it possible
if we’re acting like rebels

Distractions come
in different shapes
but taking eyes off the road
may not lead to escapes

So, if you can’t refrain
for your own safety’s sake
then do it for your neighbor
in the surrounding lanes

© LScott 2013

My son is in Leadership (Student Council) at his high school,
and recently they conducted a week long event,
conveying the dangers of texting and driving.

They had a guest speaker who had lost his high school daughter
because she texted
while driving on the freeway.
Although I don’t text and drive, this alone
is enough to scare me. Whether we’re texting
or reading a text, we create a dangerous situation by doing so.
I thought I would help pass this very important message along
.