Treasure Island

Egal Bohen

(Earth)

The Child in your Mind


Let the child
In your mind
Come to the door
Sometimes

For that child
In your mind
Is a symbol
A sign

That will
Take you back
Through
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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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