When we were kids, and everything was new,
We learned so much all the time, we learned about pain, and we learned about joy.
As we get older, the lessons don’t seem new anymore.
And we just know. The kids used to ask us how we knew so much, now as teens they know it all.
But we can’t just know. Because there are new things. And the old pain doesn’t just go away, it just taught us things.
We need to learn new ways, maybe cry when it hurts like we used to.
It’s so scary getting old.