The Start of Adulthood



In the realm of youthful dreams, a moment draws near,
Where corridors of learning now whisper, "It's clear."
The time has arrived to bid high school adieu,
Embracing the path where adulthood ensues.

With caps thrown high and hearts filled with pride,
Graduation's symphony rings far and wide.
A kaleidoscope of memories dances in the mind,
As the graduate's spirit seeks new roads to find.

Oh, the bittersweet bliss of this wondrous stage,
Where innocence and growth beautifully engage.
For the halls that once sheltered a youthful embrace,
Now release eager souls to explore life's vast space.

Like a butterfly emerging, spreading its wings,
The graduate feels the thrill that adulthood brings.
With trepidation and courage, they step into the light,
Ready to embrace challenges, with dreams burning bright.

The world awaits, a canvas yet unexplored,
As the young adult ponders what lies in store.
New friendships, passions, and knowledge to gain,
Transforming echoes of youth into a lifelong refrain.

Gone are the days of textbooks and school,
Replaced by independence, choices that rule.
Responsibilities beckon, like a distant shore,
Guiding the graduate to a destiny they adore.

Yet, amidst the fervor and the unknown,
Nostalgia whispers, a gentle undertone.
For high school's chapters, forever engraved,
In the tapestry of memories, they're forever saved.

So raise your glasses, graduates of today,
For you've reached a milestone, come what may.
May your journeys be vibrant, your spirits alive,
As you navigate the path where dreams will thrive.

Graduation, a bridge to a world unexplored,
Where the heart finds its purpose, its passion restored.
Embrace this transition, let your spirit soar high,
For in becoming an adult, you'll touch the sky.

About this poem

This poem talks about the feeling of graduating high school and becoming an adult.

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Written on April 23, 2023

Submitted by kjrookey99 on May 23, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AAXX BBCC DDEE FFGG HIJJ KKII LLMM NNOO HHPP
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 1,761
Words 322
Stanzas 9
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

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