All grown up…

For many years,
I played all the games,
and I continued to play
while the fun lasted.

But winning got old
when nobody was left
to see me win, so in the end
I gave up playing.

I know you’re probably
still playing all the games,
and that’s great,
I hope you are.

But for me, I think I’m
too grown up for games,
so I’m leaving all the wins
to you.

© 2021 Michelle Cook


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Writing prompt: Spoiled brats and games like that

13 thoughts on “All grown up…

  1. Michelle, nice metaphor, at least the way I am reading it. At some point, we want a real relationship, not someone who plays games with your heart. And, sadly we all play these silly games to some degree until we realize that is not what we need or want. Keith

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