David Lewis Paget

Nottingham, England/live in Australia
David Lewis Paget
Nottingham, England/live in Australia
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I Can'T Find A Doll With A Chinese Face!

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I've watched your children, playing in the sand,
Pretty little girls with a yellow hair-band,
Cheeky little boys with their snub-nosed faces,
Kicking and a-tripping over dragging shoe-laces,
Little brown eyes, and stubby little hands,
They laugh and delight, these children of the Han.
So why do their Ma ma's buy them little dolls
With blond hair and blue eyes from western malls?

Kan kan woman if you can can see,

Look in the mirror at your rare beauty;
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Lapis Lazuli 27 September 2007

hey david. smart poem. great rhythm. im also intrigued by eastern influence.

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Mary Nagy 22 March 2006

Very insightful poem David. I agree with you.......I think there are so many different beautiful looks we should embrace them all. I am blond/blue eyed but I absolutely love the dark hair/brown eyes look......I think it is so beautiful. Great poem. Sincerely, Mary

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