Terence George Craddock (Spectral Images and Images Of Light)


Parents Teach Attained Materialism - Poem by Terence George Craddock (Spectral Images and Images Of Light)

Rachael wants Rachael wants
Rachael wants because she wants
Rachael wants a piece of cake

Rachael is turning five
Rachael wants a birthday cake
Rachael does not like cake

Rachael wants party expectations
Rachael wants observed promised dreams
Rachael wants her attended party

Rachael sought star centre of attention wants
Rachael her friends wrapped gifts songs wants
Rachael is time suddenly seated shy tongue tied

imagination expectation seed our character dreams
realization awaited seldom matches desired schemes
reality ill matches misconceptions time split seams

to want peer mainstream desires experience teaches
does not fit all personality individual developing tastes
time sows unique thoughts realizations in vision eyes

Rachael to control her micro environment desires
Rachael to around her influence her world desires
Rachael what materialism sales pitch sells desires

turn on the TV hear multiplied sales pitch philosophy
watch TV see value defined as sparkling attained property
learn school seated order clone test graded conformity

why do most parents eventually teach dog eat dog compete?
why do most parents teach attained materialism satisfies?
why not teach love compassion empathy walk in God's light?


Copyright © Terence George Craddock


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Complete version of the poems ‘A Piece Of Cake', ‘Imagination Expectation Seed Our Character Dreams' and ‘Control Micro Environment Desires' by Terence George Craddock.

Comments about Parents Teach Attained Materialism by Terence George Craddock (Spectral Images and Images Of Light)

  • (9/28/2012 10:55:00 PM)

    Dear Rekha my sister, Rachael has the blessing of an inquisitive mind and an imagination often exceeding reality; but a blessing from god and her aunt is priceless. Rekha you are always our 10. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/28/2012 9:18:00 AM)

    Rachael, many happy returns to you! Dear I would like to buy all material gifts for you but my brother has given the greatest gift before you could ask for it: -) God bless you child. Now I will only give 10 marks. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 25, 2012



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