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Am I the Only One

watermelonAm I the only one …

who eats ice cream from the carton while standing in front of the freezer?

who actually wants to see the Justin Bieber movie?

who, just a year ago, had no clue who Justin Bieber was?

 

Am I the only one …

who has never seen “Dead Poets Society”?

who has hidden dirty dishes in the stove ?

who hasn’t worn fingernail polish in close to 10 years?

 

Am I the only one …

who wishes Wal-mart had a drive-thru?

who worries way too much about my kids?

who makes the same five meals over and over and over again?

 

Am I the only one …

whose son wakes up at 5:30 a.m.?

who occasionally edits junk mail?

who should be sleeping right now?

 

Am I the only one …

who hates watermelon?

who catches myself worrying what people think of me?

who is still waiting to feel like a grown up?

 

Am I the only one …

who kind of likes the smell of gasoline?

who makes a grocery list and then forgets it at home?

who makes mental notes of things to look up on wikipedia?

 

Am I the only one …

who counts on my fingers?

who is bothered when people use quotation marks incorrectly?

who wonders if it’s acceptable for a 35-year-old to use text language?

 

Am I the only one …

who wonders how I got to be 35?

who still feels 21 on the inside?

who vowed I would never drive a minivan?

 

Am I the only one …

who knows God loves me, but sometimes wonders why?

Well, am I?

-by Jai Wallace Tracy

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