Fifteen's Neither Child nor Adult

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Fifteen's neither child nor adult,
In between charade and innocence,
Fending off the forces that would shape
Too soon an unremarkable result.
Even when a teen attempts to ape
Essences to which her heart assents,
No draft should be approved without revolt.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon. Free for personal or non-commercial use.

Audio and Video Music: Solo Cello Passion.
By Doug Maxwell. Music free to use at YouTube.

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