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An older sibling giving their younger siblings a chance to grow
Luke Warm Transitions

Try as I may I can't remain the eternal protector
As a soldier I can no longer lay down the laws
I come forth now humbly as only your sister

For years these fingers bled
For years I laid out life's tools
Knowing someday this day would come

A day that the years have flooded with dread
Brave and sure in my own trials
Scared and uncertain for your own life's attempts
My eyes only see innocence
You forever as a child

Time has demanded that I give you up
No longer in command
Just a figure of persuasion
I deem that unjust, unfair, and corrupt
Nevertheless I open your eyes to the world
New, fresh, undiscovered
This world

Full of promise
Full of disillusion
Expend ample steps
Be weary of the temptations
Take tight hold of your heart
Give as little of yourself in the beginning
To avoid the hostile intrusion

I ate the mistakes whole
So you needn't have a taste
So you needn't lose control
These lessons we'll grasp together
For you and I
These are the first years
Of our luke warm transitions

By: Prestina Lane
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