A Child's Mind

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A Child's Mind


I wish I saw life through the eyes of a child,
I would just let my imagination run wild.
Oh how wonderful the world would be,
If we all only saw what children see.

Imagine a world with crystal blue skies,
Gumdrops, lollipops and bright butterflies.
A place without worries about reasons why,
Where wizards and warlocks and tooth fairies fly.

Imagine how wonderful that world would be,
If only we all could see what a child sees.
Think about what the future might hold,
If we saw our lives through stories we're told.

Where birthday cakes matter and Santa is real,
Popsicles, candy and gummy bears appeal,
Where animated movies effect how you feel,
Nap times are soothing and daydreams surreal.

Where life is a mystery full of details,
Oceans are full of dolphins and whales,
Beaches mean castles of sand made with pales,
Kittens with mittens and puppy dog tails.

The world would be simple and magical too,
A Seussical musical with Thing one and two.
Where safari trips are spent at the zoo,
And honey jars tipped by Winnie the Poo.

Where it only takes seconds to walk on the moon,
Afternoons beckon to watch some cartoons,
Where battles are fought with long sticks and spoons,
And adventures are sought inside balloons.

And when work days are finally done,
That's when the real fun has just begun,
No senseless worries of the adult kind,
Just picture life's stories in a child's mind.



Copyright © September 2010
Kevin Mooney

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nam1292 commented on A Child's Mind

11-02-2010

awww thhis is adorable great flow and movement. it was like a encylcopedia on what a child sees and thinks about. very cute great job

ApaqRasgirl commented on A Child's Mind

10-12-2010

ahhh, that was really sweet and so very cute......yes that would be wonderful if we could be like that all our lives.....loved this one dear.....love asha

Kanicki commented on A Child's Mind

10-12-2010

Much of your inner child shines through in this beautiful crafted poem. Love it! Peace and light.

Kanicki

11/08/2010

Kevin - I read this poem once again; did I say Bravo!! You captured so much innocence of the youth; which thank God has remained with you in your masterful adult pen! LOL

MootPoint commented on A Child's Mind

09-22-2010

Nice flow and rhyme. Nice imaginative journey. Easy 10 for me. The only thing, I think pale should be pail?

Olan01 commented on A Child's Mind

09-18-2010

Ah, the eye of a child still lives in an adult but most have closed that eye to daylight. It opens as we sleep in dreams and visions. And for the lucky and gifted it is a path to creativity and joy. Your imagination is quite visionary and full of light.

To have great poets there must be great audiences too.

Walt Whitman, American Poet (1819-1892)

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