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Eyes Of Children

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Eyes Of Children

When precious children look into my eyes They should not see things I despise Rather love should always be In my eyes for them to see. But should I fail to satisfy their gaze And somehow in their eager minds I raise Questions left for those who follow soon And with their precious spirits will commune. Let No one take these innocents astray Or change their golden skies to shades of gray. Let no path to riches for them be denied And in their hearts may love always abide. By their holy innocence we're awed Surely they are precious gifts from God.

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  1. Date: 6/14/2014 5:12:00 AM
    I love this, Jake... Nothing more precious than the innocent s of a child.. So retched is one who would harm a child... Hugs.. Arlene..

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 6/14/2014 11:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Your kind words are appreciated. I'll read more of your posts and comment as time allows.... Love Ya .... Jake
  1. Date: 3/11/2013 6:53:00 PM
    beautifully done..

  1. Date: 3/5/2013 4:51:00 PM
    Sadly too often not the case...beautiful poem.

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 3/6/2013 3:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for all your encouraging comments. They inspire me to create more. If you liked this one you will love "Our Hearts Are Broken Too" written in memory of those lost in Newtown, CT. ...... May God continue to draw you close and keep you always, In His Love.......Jake
  1. Date: 12/10/2012 9:06:00 PM
    The innocence of a child, so tender, is such a true blessing from god, they are the next generation, to teach us, what's important... A real Baby genius write my friend.

  1. Date: 12/2/2012 9:15:00 PM
    Nice Jake. Enjoyed the sentiment and can't believe you've not written a sonnet before.

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 12/2/2012 9:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks John, It's true... This is my first sonnett.... Heck, I thought Shakespeare wrote all of 'em.... LOL... Jake
  1. Date: 12/1/2012 11:51:00 PM
    Hi Jake...this is such a beautiful poem. It almost brings me to tears thinking about the many children who don't get to live the innocence and have it taken away and the many children who don't see just a life of love around them to keep them safe. - thank you for writing such touching words. - Shaz

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 12/2/2012 4:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I believe it takes ten times the laughter of a child to overcome a tinge of pain and hunger experienced by a child..... that is.... if you can even put a number on it...... Thanks for allowing me to vent.... Love Ya! ..Jake
  1. Date: 12/1/2012 4:48:00 PM
    Nice write..

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 12/1/2012 6:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for your visit... Put the coffee on... I'll read you later..... Jake