coming of age

  1. nobody anymore
  2. wants to be
  3. the responsible
  4. head of a household
  5. reading the mail
  6. paying the bills
  7. taking the phone calls
  8. adulthood is over
  9. we know better now
  10. than to think anyone
  11. has anything under
  12. control
  13. and while
  14. nobody grows up
  15. everybody grows older
  16. with time and age
  17. comes understanding
  18. to be an American adult
  19. has always been about
  20. being
  21. a sad symbolic figure
  22. in someone else’s
  23. coming-of-age story
  24. that's
  25. no way
  26. to live