I saw a little girl, maybe 2 or 3 years old, while visiting the local bank. She pointed her little finger and said "Mama", wanting her Ma to see all the wonderful new things. If only we adults could see things with her eyes... © Broken Foot '06

In this world

In this world

We admire strength

And brute ability

But I say surrender

To the raw force of frailty

To the brilliance of childhood

In the huge question

Of a small girl's pointing finger

"Mama? Mama?"

It is beauty perfected

It is evidence enough

Of something more

Than what we believe

And put our petty trust in

In this world.

Poetry by Broken Foot
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Written on 2006-11-30 at 16:37

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Yes, this was a text worth reading! the second one of yours that I've read. Might I suggest to eliminate the spaces in each stanza?
It speaks very loudly without them!

Kathy Lockhart
Children teach us so much. All we need to do is stop and enjoy them. This is a lovely poem Erik.

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a beaiutiful poem Erik so very clean and true well done rgds mike