Marilyn Lott

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A Child’s Mind - Poem by Marilyn Lott

The world is wide with wonder
For everything is new
A child’s mind is like a sponge
Or like a flower sipping morning dew

I love to watch them question
Every single thing
You never know what is next
And what each day will bring

Perhaps we too should open
Our minds deliciously
And see the world as a child does
How exciting life would be!

Comments about A Child’s Mind by Marilyn Lott

  • Rajnish Manga (11/3/2017 9:32:00 PM)

    The innocence of a child can be compared to that of the Lord. As such, if the grown-ups can imbibe it and make it a part of their nature, the world will definitely be a better place to live than it is today. Thanks a lot.
    And see the world as a child does
    How exciting life would be!
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  • Dr.tony Brahmin (4/25/2017 10:12:00 PM)

    A child’s mind is
    like a flower sipping morning dew........... simply beautiful
    and at the end the advice to beome like children and see the world as children sees. very nice poem. very attractive because of its simplicity. tony
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  • Samuel Santana (4/6/2017 11:32:00 AM)

    That is a great true. Congratulations for this wonderful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Ovi-enita Odiete (7/2/2016 2:40:00 PM)

    Beautiful and immensely (Report) Reply

    Marilyn Lott Marilyn Lott (7/2/2016 3:40:00 PM)

    Thank you so much

  • Margaret O Driscoll (5/8/2016 4:22:00 AM)

    Their world is wide with wonder indeed Marilyn! (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (4/30/2016 5:22:00 AM)

    Very nice as a poem on child's mind. One needs a very tender mind with an innocent heart to love nature and love children as well. You have composed a real masterpiece.
    Thanks. Subhas.
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  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (1/14/2016 7:39:00 AM)

    Its always amazing and wonderful to feel and think like a child. Excellently written poem. (Report) Reply

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (9/26/2015 11:14:00 AM)

    A child’s mind is like a sponge
    Or like a flower sipping morning dew
    Perhaps we should become a child to see the world anew. you are so right. we have lost that innocence which made us so happy. returning to childhood is a call now in the industrial world so that we may become more and more human. tony
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  • Melvina Germain (6/26/2015 12:34:00 AM)

    What a wonderful world this would be Marilyn, love the simplicity of your poem and the delightful message..... (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham (4/9/2015 6:48:00 PM)

    Children has not experienced all of the cares and worries
    of the world. They are always open to new challenges and
    excitements. So should we. Enjoyed.
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  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (1/30/2010 2:40:00 AM)

    the poem is kinda wide.... great! (Report) Reply

  • (11/23/2009 7:20:00 AM)

    The world is certainly wide with wonders.
    A lifetime isn't enough for all the answers.
    A wonderful poem.
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  • (11/8/2009 3:28:00 PM)

    true, how exciting life would be.
    child's mind is like a treasure.
    it stores alot of things.
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  • (10/29/2009 3:48:00 AM)

    very interesting poem, truly speaking about the childre's mind and the relates excitement.......mind like a sponge, , , , flower sipping dew, interesting images u create...thanks (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (10/20/2009 10:50:00 PM)

    Immense joy his innocence emits.
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  • (10/11/2009 1:52:00 AM)

    Or like a flower sipping morning dew

    Rachel Ann Butler
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  • Raj Arumugam (10/6/2009 6:08:00 AM)

    the poem just captures so much of truth about the child-adult shift in our lives.... (Report) Reply

  • (9/28/2009 12:33:00 PM)

    'Perhaps we too should open
    Our minds deliciously
    And see the world as a child does
    How exciting life would be! '

    Liked this stanza the most... I present some of my issues to my little friends & get the most unconventional & brilliant solutions. They are free from all the prejudices that we have formed while evolving!

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  • (8/29/2009 6:32:00 AM)

    so true ma'm.....written in such simple and elegant language....loved it..10 (Report) Reply

  • (8/20/2009 5:50:00 PM)

    '' How exciting life would be! '', if i read such a lovely poem every day..
    it's not about how MUCH the child knows,
    it's really about how MUCH he likes to ASK, to KNOW & to EXPLORE..
    the more we observe the chidren, the more beautiful life we have..
    this poem has been added to MyPoemList..
    thanks truly for sharing! !
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 26, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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