Parenting Adolescents

Daughters ride
emotional escalators –
while sons prefer
a higher ground –
more attic than sound,
motivations vague

Parents observe,
bite tongues
wish they had a key
to disengage lethargy,
ignite reason –
and turn the volume
down on drama.

23 comments

      1. I haven’t minded it so much till my adult boys quit coming over to see me. Now I am wishing I’d had a daughter more and more. Oh well… more time for photography I guess… I think I’m getting a teensy bit better. Lol

        Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s