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I'm having a hard time finding examples of this, but I found one by a man named Darryl Davis, called Almanac of a man, that goes like this:

When I was five,
I was supreme ruler
of a boundless realm.
Hopes were high,
supervision constant.
Animals could speak,
kisses could heal.

When I was fifteen,
...

When I was twenty-five,
...

etc.

I remember seeing this style on many occasions, in poetry and in pop songs, but I can't find a general discussion of this style or genre. Is there a term for this?

(...I just realized that 7 years is a pretty recent pop example of this.)

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