Attatched

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
Call me a late bloomer.
Most kids go through this phase from 2-5
I'm 16 years old and I'm just now getting there.

Submitted: February 02, 2015

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When I was little, I always saw my peers carrying around something.
Some trinket to keep them safe. 
Something they were forever attached to and could never let go. 
Some had a binkie 
A blanket
Some assorted stuffed animal…

I never had that. 

I tried though. 
I would pick a stuffed animal and stick to it no matter what.
But I constantly found myself not caring for it as much as I probably should. 
It was more of a responsibility.
As though it were a wallet or purse.

I ditched it. 

Years passed and I continued to have friends share their special thing with me.
Each one began with the phrase “I’ve had it since I was a baby”.

I nod as though I knew what that meant.

More years passed.
Then I met you. 
I couldn’t let you go.
From the day you walked through the classroom door, 
I was stuck.

No
I was…attatched.

I found myself hoping to have you in another class. 
When that wasn’t the case, 
I found myself searching for you in the hallways
at lunch 

Everywhere

The day came when I could finally call you mine. 
I never wanted to go anywhere without you. 
I wanted more memories with you. 

You were my trinket.
My binkie
My blanet
My stuffed animal. 
I never went through that phase when I was younger
Because of you. 

The only sad part is, 
I lost track of you and couldn’t find you for a year and a half
and here I am
Still searching
Still looking for a way to call you mine. 

I’m still attatched. 

Everyone is long passed their phase 
And I have yet to get through the worst part.

The seperation phase.


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