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If We Could See As Children See - Poem by ANDREW BLAKEMORE

If we could see as children see
And could look upon this world
Through the innocent eyes of a child,
Then it would surely be a better place.
For those eyes have seen no pain,
Those eyes have seen no bloodshed,
Those eyes are trusting and caring,
And only see what they choose to see,
The good,
And not the bad.
They see the flowers that grow
Within the garden,
And are fascinated by their beauty.
They water them and tend to them
And they weep when they fade and die.
While we crush them underfoot,
Without a thought or care,
And then we wonder
Whole stole the beauty
Of the world in which we live?


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Comments about If We Could See As Children See by ANDREW BLAKEMORE

  • Akhtar Jawad (4/14/2018 11:42:00 PM)

    A desire to see this world as the children see it has its own innocence, and innocence is beauty. (Report)Reply

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  • Vipins Puthooran (9/2/2011 2:38:00 PM)

    Wow, what a concept, nice poem.. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 29, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

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