Akara K.

(06/30/91 / Alabama)

Childish Wisdom


Funny how
Adults always seem to think
That they're so much smarter
Than kids
While adults are the ones
Who are racist
Are the ones
Who sort people into a social hierarchy
Are the ones
Who judge people
By where they live
Or how they dress.
To a child
Another person is just
Someone else to make friends with
And play with
Whether they're black or white
Rich or poor
Ugly or beautiful.
To a child
The world is just
One big adventure
Waiting to happen.
To a child
Nothing really matters.
Why is it that
While we are all so immature
We can't be more like
Children?

Submitted: Sunday, September 03, 2006
Edited: Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Childish Wisdom by Akara K. )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Pass The Grave, Allian Bern Ballares Fuentes
  2. war and peace, lee fones
  3. Little Body Songs, Sidney Wade
  4. My Istanbul, Sidney Wade
  5. Luna Moth, Sidney Wade
  6. CYNTHIA SMILES, Thomas Bates
  7. Such Luck, Sidney Wade
  8. I Had A Dream., richard harris
  9. Interlude, Sidney Wade
  10. The Generations Of the Stamped Fools, Bazi alis Subrata Ray

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Dickinson

239

"Heaven"—is what I cannot reach!
The Apple on the Tree—
Provided it do hopeless—hang—
That—"Heaven" is—to Me!

...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet John Burroughs

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]