Taking cue from a Child

The poem is written for Friday Poetically. Topic – “A Poem with a child or a youth”.

I don’t know if I have helped, but I have spent time with many kids, many of my cousins. I think many of us, being adults seem to see “us helping them grow”, but the poem I want to share is about “they helping us better”.

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When around one,
innocence resides in heart,
pleasures are only
branded with smiles,
decisions don’t weight
profits, but felicity,
convincing appears challenging,
inviting patience,
tricks by me appeal,
compelled, their visage
avers it magic,
I recognize pureness,
molded can be, imitating,
I recognize responsibility,
a year past teenage, don’t possess wisdom,
but, I think I am improving,
taking cue from a child.

18 thoughts on “Taking cue from a Child

    • yup, innocence is their biggest assets, It’s an important tool in their arsenal, and they use it often, as an elder brother I can tell.

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  1. It is rather amazing how much children actually teach us. My children open my eyes to situations all the time. In teaching them I myself learn lessons the Lord is teaching me all the time. For instance patience. I tell them be patient I know what you need but let me give it to you don’t go get it by yourself or you’ll make a mess.

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  2. “i recognize pureness,” & i recognize pureness in your writing, here. yes!

    i also came by to say this: As Poets United celebrates its first anniversary this week, we want to thank you for your support. Over the past year, we have grown to 250 members plus and are steadily growing. Poets United is proud to have you as one of our members and look forward to another successful year. Your imagination, creativity and willingness to share with us is what makes our community such a wonderful place. Thank you for beautiful poetry and thank you for being a part of Poets United.

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