In just a few months, it’ll be that time of year again.
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Your first few days of going to school are gonna be big.
Your grades were an embarrassment last year.
Every day, from morning ’til night, you chug-chug-chug along.
So, how’s it going?
The other day, you couldn’t find your shoes.
Your family is going on vacation this year. It’ll be a lot of fun.
Your mother sent you to your room the other day. You hate that.
Something really exciting is happening at your house.
Nobody listens to a thing you say.
Mama says you’ve been bad today.
This summer, your parents say that you’ll be doing more around the house.
The other day, while playing outside, you spent 10 minutes watching ants.
You’re a kid who knows right from wrong.
This time of year, and it’s hard to sit still while you’re in school.
Every night, just before bedtime, someone who’s really special reads to you from a book of your choosing.
It was just about the coolest thing you’d ever seen.
Truthfully, the bad news came as no surprise. Your Mom hadn’t been feeling well lately and for weeks, you’d heard your parents whispering.
“It was the scariest half-hour of your life.
When it comes to being green, you’re always careful to do your part.
You’ve been practicing your autograph.
From the first moment you saw him, you knew he was The One.
Dad said you can’t have the car this weekend.
Imagine what the Earth looked like before your house was on it.
For a very large hunk of your life, your heroes came in a comic book.