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Every childs question

Every Childs question?

For nine months in warm sweet world
I float there peacefully
Then cast into that birth canal
It kind of frightens me
I feel I’m suffocating
And I don’t know what it is
Too soon I enter crazy world
Far from the gardens bliss.

As light comes shining everywhere
The panic settles in
This world is filled with action
And so much awful din
I feel like I’m in trouble
Yet there’s naught that I can do
It seems this place is crazy
That I’ve been cast into.

Then as I grow from babyhood
And listen to the lies
That all these madmen tell me
Cause they’re not very wise
It seems that something’s wrong with me
My life it feels off key
So the only question on my mind
Is ‘What is wrong with me???’

Copyright © Peter Duggan

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  1. Date: 1/2/2014 7:43:00 PM
    Suzi my bestest cousin, how nice to see you on my pages. How are you today, hope that blasted PD is giving you some peace. I think that the garden of Eden symbolizes our days in the womb. so warm and cosy. I appreciate your comments cuz, Have a wonderful 2014 and same for all you know and love....Crazy Alfxxxxxxx

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 7:03:00 PM
    Cuz, I have always believed that the only time we are safe and protected, is when we are in the womb, as soon as we are born we become stressed. Your words describe it just how it is, beautiful poem xxx

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 5:53:00 PM
    good question with no easy answer. a very interesting poem - i like the point of view you've chosen here, peter...

  1. Date: 1/2/2014 4:41:00 PM
    Interesting work that you have penned..Yes, our children do see hypocrisy in what is told them for sure..Enjoyed reading this creative work..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 1/2/2014 7:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you once again Sara, you inspire me with all your kind comments, And I appreciate this....Peter