Marilyn Lott

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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

  • Margaret O Driscoll Margaret O Driscoll (5/8/2016 4:22:00 AM)

    Their world is wide with wonder indeed Marilyn! (Report) Reply

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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra Subhas Chandra Chakra (4/30/2016 5:22:00 AM)

    Very nice as a poem on child's mind. One needs a very tender mind with an innocent heart to love nature and love children as well. You have composed a real masterpiece.
    Thanks. Subhas. (Report) Reply

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage Jayatissa K. Liyanage (1/14/2016 7:39:00 AM)

    Its always amazing and wonderful to feel and think like a child. Excellently written poem. (Report) Reply

  • Dr.tony Brahmin 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

  • Melvina Germain 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

  • Patricia Grantham 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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • C. P. Sharma C. P. Sharma (10/20/2009 10:50:00 PM)

    Immense joy his innocence emits.
    CP (Report) Reply

  • Rachel Ann Butler (10/11/2009 1:52:00 AM)

    Or like a flower sipping morning dew

    Rachel Ann Butler (Report) Reply

  • Raj Arumugam 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 26, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 2, 2011


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