john o'connell

Rookie (11.12.1949 / Limerick, Ireland)

On Being Childlike. - Poem by john o'connell

on being childlike.

one and one is irrelevant,
two's and three's are ridiculous -
feed your furry bears,
your Ollie Elephants and quack-quack ducks!

they are
days spent in pure learning,
though you may not know it;
no fractions, A-bomb formulas
or historical disorientations -
politics and religion
all mingled into one and nothing.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 16, 2010


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