voice of the children

August 6, 2009

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Is anyone listening

To the voice of the children

They are broken tossed about

Searching for real hope

 

As a child I was confused

My parents I dearly loved

Failed at loving each other

Four children were lost

  

The child had no words

No one knew how to listen

The unconscious self arose

And helped me survive

 

The skills that I learned

And the love I did receive

Helped me find my way

 

There is wisdom in a child

They will respond to loving

When it’s real and authentic

My child remembers

 

Never under estimate

The wisdom that was given

Every child is amazing

Unique and beloved

 

I will fire that spark

Look deeply into the eyes

Ignite with a smile

 

I’ll learn to receive

When I look at a person

I will see the child

 

As a child I was drowning

The deep waters covered me

The neighbors rescued my life

I was their delight

 

A spacious place was given

They reached down and embraced me

And cared for me as their own

I remember well 

 
written August 6, 2009
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One Response to “voice of the children”

  1. Dearest Dad,
    Thank you for providing a spacious place for your children.

    I love you always.
    Sara
    “A Spacious Place”
    http://spacious4him.wordpress.com/

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