Ann Beard

Veteran Poet - 1,129 Points (1944 / London. UK)

Such Ignorance - Poem by Ann Beard

I have known such ignorance,
that only lonely children know.
Dabbled in stupidity, by chance,
survived, and tried to grow.

I have shown such thoughtlessness,
that only selfish youth display.
Bowed before aggressiveness,
wept for lovers who betray.

In me has grown such depth of feeling,
love for every newborn child.
My season changing heart revealing,
moments, have my very soul beguiled.

Topic(s) of this poem: ignorance

Comments about Such Ignorance by Ann Beard

  • (1/10/2016 4:52:00 AM)

    A lovely little poem, Ann. A salient lesson, succinctly put. Good rhyming, good flow. Well done. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/22/2015 1:07:00 AM)

    It is said that many a times ignorance is bliss. It is not possible for any one to have knowledge of every thing. He can, however, strive to get knowledge of all things required to be accustomed with.
    Straight forward confession of ignorance is a great thing. Thanks for sharing.10 points.
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    Ann Beard (11/23/2015 4:12:00 AM)

    Thank you for reading.

  • (11/22/2015 1:02:00 AM)

    A poem that teach us to see differently and to think differently and in so doing to be better human beings.You are a great poet.Thank you for this wonderfully penned lines (Report) Reply

  • (11/22/2015 12:52:00 AM)

    My season changing heart revealing... this is fantastic (Report) Reply

    Ann Beard (11/23/2015 4:14:00 AM)

    change is in our genes. Thank you

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 22, 2015

Poem Edited: Sunday, November 22, 2015

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