Namie Elisha

Rookie (10th of December / Lagos, Nigeria)

What Children Know (Understand) - Poem by Namie Elisha

Children know laughter
They know tears
Children know peace
They know chaos
Children know acceptance
They know rejection
Children know joy
They know pain
Children know abundance
They know lack
Children know health
They know illness
Children know fulfillment
They know emptiness
Children know hope
They know dismay
Children know love
They know hatred
What they don’t know is WHY!


Comments about What Children Know (Understand) by Namie Elisha

  • Rookie Stephanie Jeffries (3/12/2008 2:54:00 AM)

    I have 3 children of my own, and I agree completely with this. If everyone had the 'mind set' so to speak of children then I don't think everyone would be as cruel as they are. Children is what makes the world go round. You never know true love till you see it the way they do. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 4, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, December 3, 2010


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