1.It seems only yesterday I used to believe there was nothing under my skin but light. If you cut me I could Shine. But now when I fall upon the sidewalks of life, I skin my knees. I bleed.
Which theme does this excerpt from the poem "On Turning Ten" express.
A.joy in the simplicity of youth
B.anger at the unfairness of youth
C.regret for promises unkept
D.sadness at the loss of youth
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definitely D :)
"It seems only yesterday..." signifies the narrator's sorrowful reminisce towards his youth. Coupled with that, his transition from light to blood when he described what was beneath him -- or rather, what he was made out of -- gives off a sort of lingering, almost melancholic vibe. It's as if he regretted growing up, and I truly believe that is what he wanted to convey with those words. The answer is therefore D, sadness at the loss of his youth.