Edward Durand

Rookie (21/2/1974 / England)

The Eyes Of Innocence - Poem by Edward Durand

I ran through dreams of hidden lands
To greener pastures of the mind
To deep-locked ancient memories
The world held little truth for me
I saw the eyes of innocence
And saw the truth enclosed within
No image, just the naked flame
Expressing freedom in a dance
I sensed a tear deep in my heart
For the world it does not dance
But follows, robot-like, with greed
How can I teach what's not in words
When I returned from inner lands
I had to live in this poor world
But what I learned was in my heart
They could not take that truth from me

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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