This is an open book,
Hindsight empowered resit exam.
My parents are getting a second chance at
Through my virgin hands.
I have been the guinea pig,
The critic, activist and judge
Now it’s my turn to mould a life into a legend, a human or a turd.
I am armed with memories, theories, edits,
The bitter aftertaste of experience,
Yet, I am ill equipped for the latest hazards and evils.
I have aeons of experience, wisdom and wit.
In all our family’s generations
No parent has been as knowledgeable yet.
I have read millions of studies
Teaching me Child Care Approaches and Methodology
Yet I am not sure what your favourite colours or biggest fears are.
I am a peak performance parent,
I know the tropes,
So why does my heart hurt watching your birthday clip en route to Rome?
With all the resources, advances, technologies and methods
Why does my mind spin when you ask me simple questions?
Why does my voice quiver when I say your name?
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