Marilyn Lott

Veteran Poet - 1,022 Points (5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

A Child’s Mind - Poem by Marilyn Lott

The world is wide with wonder
For everything is new
A child’s mind is like a sponge
Or like a flower sipping morning dew

I love to watch them question
Every single thing
You never know what is next
And what each day will bring

Perhaps we too should open
Our minds deliciously
And see the world as a child does
How exciting life would be!

Comments about A Child’s Mind by Marilyn Lott

  • Gold Star - 19,841 Points Dr.tony Brahmin (9/26/2015 11:14:00 AM)

    A child’s mind is like a sponge
    Or like a flower sipping morning dew
    Perhaps we should become a child to see the world anew. you are so right. we have lost that innocence which made us so happy. returning to childhood is a call now in the industrial world so that we may become more and more human. tony (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 22,106 Points Melvina Germain (6/26/2015 12:34:00 AM)

    What a wonderful world this would be Marilyn, love the simplicity of your poem and the delightful message..... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,767 Points Patricia Grantham (4/9/2015 6:48:00 PM)

    Children has not experienced all of the cares and worries
    of the world. They are always open to new challenges and
    excitements. So should we. Enjoyed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 116 Points Prince Obed de la Cruz (1/30/2010 2:40:00 AM)

    the poem is kinda wide.... great! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Siddharth Singh (11/23/2009 7:20:00 AM)

    The world is certainly wide with wonders.
    A lifetime isn't enough for all the answers.
    A wonderful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,977 Points Seema Chowdhury (11/8/2009 3:28:00 PM)

    true, how exciting life would be.
    child's mind is like a treasure.
    it stores alot of things. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nikunj Sharma (10/29/2009 3:48:00 AM)

    very interesting poem, truly speaking about the childre's mind and the relates excitement.......mind like a sponge, , , , flower sipping dew, interesting images u create...thanks (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,102 Points C. P. Sharma (10/20/2009 10:50:00 PM)

    Immense joy his innocence emits.
    CP (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,671 Points Rachel Ann Butler (10/11/2009 1:52:00 AM)

    Or like a flower sipping morning dew

    Rachel Ann Butler (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 104 Points Raj Arumugam (10/6/2009 6:08:00 AM)

    the poem just captures so much of truth about the child-adult shift in our lives.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ranjit Ravindran (9/28/2009 12:33:00 PM)

    'Perhaps we too should open
    Our minds deliciously
    And see the world as a child does
    How exciting life would be! '

    Liked this stanza the most... I present some of my issues to my little friends & get the most unconventional & brilliant solutions. They are free from all the prejudices that we have formed while evolving!

    Beautiful..10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 2 Points Vaibhav Pandey (8/29/2009 6:32:00 AM)

    so true ma'm.....written in such simple and elegant language....loved it..10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie HaZeM PaKKaR (8/20/2009 5:50:00 PM)

    '' How exciting life would be! '', if i read such a lovely poem every day..
    it's not about how MUCH the child knows,
    it's really about how MUCH he likes to ASK, to KNOW & to EXPLORE..
    the more we observe the chidren, the more beautiful life we have..
    this poem has been added to MyPoemList..
    thanks truly for sharing! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Graham Russell (8/13/2009 7:20:00 AM)

    you paint a picture i can acually
    the mind of a child
    that beautiful wonder yet to be
    thank you... :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 116 Points Prince Obed de la Cruz (8/9/2009 4:00:00 AM)

    I love the last verse of this poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Siddharth Singh (7/31/2009 3:29:00 PM)

    If we really do that
    our life would certainly be exciting.
    Very nicely written. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Barbara Terry (6/11/2009 2:56:00 PM)

    Yes I certainly agree because I am never losing my child's mind. Never. When we look at the world around us like a child does, then we find new things we have for so long taken for granted and really never noticed. We should never stray from our inner child, because that is the essence of who we are and always have been. A definite 10+++++ from me and thank you so much for sharing this delightful poem.

    Love & hugs,
    Barbara (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,412 Points Indira Renganathan (6/11/2009 2:56:00 AM)

    As we grow older and older this is what everyone wishes to be....great thought10 (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,443 Points Louis Rams (6/2/2009 4:59:00 PM)


  • Veteran Poet - 1,443 Points Louis Rams (6/2/2009 4:57:00 PM)

    beautifully written, and i am happy to say, i'll try to read a poem every day.
    you've written so many from what i could see
    seventy five pages of poetry.

    A DOUBLE TEN (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 26, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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