Child Dream

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Child Dream

Child Dream


 I long for a swing in a little child's dream
 with  melodious, heartfelt song

I dream of a child, open heart, life to start
ahead days of love and belonging

I believe in a child beautiful and smart
with a sense of purpose dawning

I live through a child with a longing heart
accepting the change of summon

I pray for the child every breath, every step
to see the dream forthcoming


-M. Jacobs

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BringMeBullets commented on Child Dream

02-18-2010

This is very cute. It reminds me that everyone has a dream. Maybe more than one. I hope all the children live out their dreams. :) How sweet.

danmartyjake1

02/18/2010

Glad you liked it. Thanks for reading it. I have a couple of new ones on the childhood theme you might like, as well.

icu2 commented on Child Dream

01-22-2010

Beautiful poem. A true mother's dream............................................TEN!

danmartyjake1

02/19/2010

Thanks for reading,"Child Dream", I am sorry it took me so long to recognize your comment. I usually check everyday for activity, I don't know how your comment slipped past me. I appreciate your honest and kind words and welcome you to my page, open for your perspective anytime. : )

Bettysrainbow48 commented on Child Dream

12-21-2009

Children are so comforted by the love we give them. We are their guiding light that leads them on the right path, We are their examples. Good right. It is up to the parent to make sure this is done.It is like looking in a mirror.Their refection resembles the teacher the parent.

danmartyjake1

12/21/2009

Thanks for your kind words and for reading my poems.

Bettysrainbow48 commented on Child Dream

12-21-2009

Beauitful poem It is like the child that lives within someone a safe and loving place to be. This could be read in many different ways.. Good write.

danmartyjake1

12/21/2009

Thanks Betty, these are all inspired by my son.

zaphnathpaaneah commented on Child Dream

12-12-2009

i can feel the intensity of your emotions. as a parent, many of your views are also the contents of my heart and you have potently expressed it. zaph

danmartyjake1

12/12/2009

Zaph, Thanks for expressing that powerful connection. My role as a mother permeates my soul.

To have great poets there must be great audiences too.

Walt Whitman, American Poet (1819-1892)

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