Carsten Thomsen


Cherished Childish Joys


We
Scared boys
Caught inside
the hearts of
grown men
Fearing loss
of cherished
childish joy

I remember
childhood
Christmas past
How sister broke my toy
I cried but survived
Having lost
my One favorite
I'm not always sure
about what happens
next when the crying
heart stops

Submitted: Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, December 26, 2012
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Grown men become children again when realizing they might loose someone or something dear to them.

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  • Owain Glyn (1/8/2013 4:49:00 AM)

    Oh, so very true, but on the other hand women can turn into spiteful little girls when the mood takes them! (Report) Reply

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