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Where Is That Child
by Gwen Dickerson
Thursday, September 04, 2003

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Where is that child
who laughed and dreamed
of fairies and elves
and things with wings?

Where is that child
whose wondrous eyes
viewed life's offerings
with glee and surprise?

That child who did
believe in dreams
of unicorns, dragons
and other such things?

who squealed and giggled
with joyous delight
at pictures of places
far from sight?

I'm here! I'm that child
still loving the art
and singing the songs
within my heart

Still happily dreaming
and loving life's music!
Still enjoying its wonder
and believing the magic!

Copyright(c)2003 by Gwen Dickerson

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Reviewed by Mary Quire 10/14/2003
Very nice! We all need to announce the child within...life would be a bit more magical if we did.
Reviewed by Fr. Kurt Messick 9/23/2003
I hope we will all always believe in the magic. :-)
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 9/9/2003
:) You could have been talking about many of us, Gwen! Delightfully inspiring! I still have a smile lingering from the warmth and giving nature of that child! Thank you!
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 9/9/2003
..tahnk God that child is still within you..still within all of us..
Blessings ...wonderful write!
vesna
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 9/8/2003
Beautifully written, I loved this so much!

Reindeer
Reviewed by Birdie Houston 9/7/2003
Aaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh Wonderful!!!!!!
Reviewed by Jackie Brooks 9/6/2003
Lovely poem, as long as you can retain some of the child within, you won't grow old within. Jackie <> <
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/6/2003
lovely write! :D (((HUGS))) and love, your friend in texas, karen lynn.
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 9/6/2003
Exceptional work, oh I do ever so much love this one! I can honestly say "I'll Never EVER grow up!"
I Love the artwork too!
~Nikki~
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 9/6/2003
That makes it well worth it to see one still see the world with the eyes and heart of a child. Superbly done, Gwen.
Amor
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 9/5/2003
Beautiful tale my friend...enjoyed this much!!!!!!!
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 9/5/2003
Child Is Always Within If You Let It Be So!

Well Written Truth!

TRASK
Reviewed by Afrika Abney 9/5/2003
What a free flowing and inspirational write, thanks for sharing this with us,

One Love
Reviewed by E T Waldron 9/5/2003
Gwen I love this delightful whimsical poem! You did it beautifully;-)....
Reviewed by SilverCeltic Moon 9/5/2003
LOL...I can relate to this one. ;) Wonderful write. ;) Silver
Reviewed by Patricia Gomes 9/5/2003
Always give in to whatever your inner child wants - even if it means TWO bowls of ice cream!

Captivating poem, Gwen!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/5/2003
This is soulful!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Christine Morell 9/5/2003
Keeping in touch with the child within in the most delightful way. This is truly beautiful, Gwen.
~Chrissie
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 9/5/2003
Yes! This is a soulful write! Loved this. Lisa
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 9/5/2003
great write
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 9/5/2003
Yes she is still here!! Wonderful poem a joy to read.
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight* 9/5/2003
Excellent Gwen! Life is so much richer when we nurture our child within.

~Joseph
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 9/5/2003
Uplifting and just so perfect to begin the day with! Glad to see you know how to keep the child alive :-)
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 9/5/2003
Beautiful tale
PJ
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