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Then And Now

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Semi-autobiographical and it's kinda my first attempt to stick to a strict rhyming scheme. Hope you like it! :) 

Ten years ago,
You were a scabby-kneed pre-teen,
Not particularly,
A part of the cliche popular scene; 
You were,
Still stuck in the world of Barbies and Blyton;
Facebooking and dating,
Wasn't exactly your idea of fun;  
And now, ten years later,
You're an adult in name,
Away from the lure of,
That vicious thing called fame; 
Ten years ago,
You were doted on, By your loving family,
Never had a moment to be left forlorn;
Yet, back then, whenever you were,
In a crippling, cacophonic crowd,
You often felt,
A pang of loneliness that was unnaturally loud; 
And now, ten years later,
You're an adult in name,
Living on her own,
Away from the family but,
The deep bond is all the same;
Ten years ago, You had a couple of playmates,
Who'd light up your day with fun and frolic,
It's truly a tragedy that y'all had different fates -
And now, ten years later, Fo…