August 13, 2007

The Eyes of a Child

The eyes of a child
Can see the truth of a fairy tale
The eyes of a child
Can find wonder in the mundane
The eyes of a child
Can find peace in a battlefield

If only to once more be able to see
Through the eyes of a child
To know the simple pleasures
Of a game of hide and seek
To be able to see the magic
That lies beyond the rainbow

When was it that I lost my child’s eyes?
Was it when I faced the real world
And only found suffering?
When did I lose that simplicity?
Was it when I reached adulthood
And only found stagnation?

There is nothing I wouldn’t do
To find those eyes again
There is nothing I wouldn’t give
To know the joy of play
To see through a child’s eyes
If only just once more

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