Treasure Island

Buxton Shippy

(7-27-55 / Montego Bay, Jamaica)

Are Babies Truly Like This?


To see you smile
Is Water in the desert;
Contours not constrained by time.
Keep on smiling
For if you laugh
It's another resurrection.

Wish I could see your inside,
The flawless tributaries
Not jaded by experience;
Trusting
Hoping
Loving
Not infected by impossibilities
But reaching for the skies.

Is it a new world,
Or it's just my imaginings?
Are babies truly like this?

Submitted: Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Edited: Thursday, September 05, 2013

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