Innocence and Magic

September 17, 2009
By Alexa. SILVER, Stockport, Other
Alexa. SILVER, Stockport, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Henry David Thoreau:

"Envy Is Ignorance."
"Imitation Is Suicide."

When we were younger
Why did the world always seem so magical, Full
of wonders and mysteries and unanswered

When we grew older, why did we
Suddenly lose all our imaginings and
Become crude, rude and cynical beings
Who delved into every problem head first,
Without wondering first whether it could just be magic?

When will we regain our innocence?
I want back my naivity. Maybe one day
Science will halt and allow us,
Just for one shining, glorious moment,
To believe there is something more controlling what
We cannot explain.
I can only hope. I will simply wait.
Youth will once again prevail.

The author's comments:
I couldn't fit it to any of the tags provided, but it's sort of like mourning our loss of innoncence? I don't know. It was the best I could come up with |:

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on Sep. 29 2009 at 7:35 pm
HBCdance BRONZE, Ann Arbor, Michigan
3 articles 0 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish." - John Jakes

Your poem is really touching. I think a lot of the people in the world have thought of that, how we loose the not-knowing of our childhood, but very few can put it on paper.


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