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Your Child's Eyes

The innocence lost so long ago
The undying faith we used to know
The gentle rain of a summer's skies
You can find it all in your child's eyes.

The world was right one time it seems
And we could reach beyond our dreams
To meet a challenge of any size
That fire still burns in your child's eyes.

In a world of anger and miscontent
And the frustrations of a life misspent
And you wait in fear as the storms arise
You can still find peace in your child's eyes.

Take the time for all those things
Hear his words: feel the joy he brings
There is no hate; there are no lies
There is only love in your child's eyes.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2006




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Date: 10/30/2015 6:11:00 AM
I just came across this poem while randomly searching for children's poems. This is brilliant! Great thoughts, great rhyming. Absolutely love it.
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Date: 3/15/2014 10:27:00 PM
You hit this poem right between the creative eyes; well wrote, words to live by. Thanks for sharring Vince.
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Date: 12/7/2012 1:30:00 PM
An oldie but a goodie. deserves to be in the top 100 ;) Light & Love
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Date: 4/4/2009 9:21:00 PM
Wow Vince I'm certainly glad they Featured this poem because I love it, it is going into my favorites - God Bless you Vince - YF4L, MJ
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Date: 4/4/2009 7:00:00 PM
Beautiful write. A lot of people forget what is truly important in this world. Life is to be cherished and not forgotten. The simple kiss from a little one can ease all hurt everyone should remember that. Great write.
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Date: 4/4/2009 6:53:00 PM
Awesome Vince. This grabs at my heart and next month I will be a grandmother. God Bless and congrats on your poem being featured this week. Phyl Happy Easter
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Date: 4/4/2009 2:40:00 PM
Lovely flow with a precious message. Love it.
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Date: 4/4/2009 10:30:00 AM
that is so awesome. I wasn't able to have any but that has to be the most awesome feeling in the world. very nice write
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Date: 4/3/2009 2:33:00 PM
this is truly a wonderful poem! congrats in its feature this week!...Maryam
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Date: 4/2/2009 1:12:00 PM
Guess this is a Boomer week for writers ... LOL ... and this beautiful write is surely in celebration of your GREAT Grandchild ... congratulations to you Grandpa and to PoetrySoup for another outstanding selection to be a feature this week !!
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Date: 4/1/2009 10:39:00 PM
Absolutely Gorgeous poem, This is so profound.. when I look into my daughter's eyes, I see love, hope and innocence...You grabbed my heart in this one and I held on tight..When I think of life and sometimes feel like throwing in the towel, The thought of my beautiful little girl just turns makes all that darkness disappear...Outstanding write, Beautifully written. Congratulations on this warm piece being featured this week...GB Always, Tyesha
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Date: 4/1/2009 7:11:00 AM
Hi Vince Congrats Vince on this wonderful heart embracing write. It's so true through inosence we cherish the love more. Children really bring out the best in us for sure! Take care hun. Many blessings to you and your family. Love Light Truth Patricia
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Date: 3/30/2009 6:21:00 PM
Congratulations on being featured this week. This is amazing. Isn't it wonderful the way the smile in their eyes can melt our hearts? Very nice write. Smiles from Lolita
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Date: 3/30/2009 4:32:00 PM
Congratulations Vince on an outstanding and beautiful featured write of the week. Love, Shar
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Date: 3/30/2009 3:37:00 PM
I am so glad to see this one featured. I must have missed catching it when first posted, but indeed, it should be read, felt, and acknowledged. Coming from a loving heart. Well done, Vince...congratulations! Best wishes, Carrie
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Date: 3/30/2009 1:48:00 PM
Vince So well done and so truthful! Congratulations on your featured poem! Laura :)
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Date: 3/30/2009 10:45:00 AM
Congrats on being featured this week Vince, nice poem by they way...Raul
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Date: 3/30/2009 9:49:00 AM
A beautifully writeen poem Vince, you poured heart out here and it shows pure gold! Great Rhyming also! just flows so wonderfully! Congratulations on being featured this week! ~Trudy~
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Date: 3/29/2009 11:57:00 PM
Congrats on your feature this week Vince.Rgds Brian
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