Egal Bohen

Rookie - 10 Points (Earth)

The Child in your Mind

Let the child
In your mind
Come to the door

For that child
In your mind
Is a symbol
A sign

That will
Take you back
Indelible time

To a truth
That you lost
In this world
Where you wake

When you came
To be adult
With an ego
To slake

Submitted: Thursday, September 29, 2005
Edited: Thursday, March 16, 2006

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Comments about this poem (The Child in your Mind by Egal Bohen )

  • Rookie Blue angel Florida (10/1/2008 7:09:00 PM)

    Let the child in your mind play,
    And to your heart say,
    You are on the right way. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Preeti - is here! (7/5/2007 2:46:00 AM)

    This poem has such a wonderful message! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 200 Points Ernestine Northover (10/2/2005 10:50:00 AM)

    I think if you keep the child in your mind Egal, it keeps you sane as you reach maturity. You can still see the world through 'rose coloured glasses' and enjoy it. Sincerely Ernestine (Report) Reply

  • Rookie David Gerardino (9/29/2005 10:16:00 PM)

    NICE POEM, i wish i could write more poems like this, the world needs them. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mary Nagy (9/29/2005 8:44:00 PM)

    Very nice Egal.....Perhaps the poem ends too soon such as childhood ends too soon...........I like this alot. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Anong All (9/29/2005 8:18:00 PM)

    Well, to be honest with you., your poem felt to end too soon.., Yet in a way., that might influence one.., to want to read onwards..,

    With Respect,
    Jodilee (Report) Reply

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