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  Children Don't Lie
by Gloria Gay
Saturday, May 14, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.

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children don't lie they're like glass clear through their honesty's a tightly held pebble in their hand children don't lie or mince, cheat or dissemble or betray a trust they only do that when they grow into a you or I   

 




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Reviewed by m j hollingshead

so often children tell us what they think we want them to say

m

Reviewed by Cryssa C
Well... I would like to agree with you... but... I think that children do lie... out of protection to their own psyches. And some children are scarred so deeply that lying becomes a habit that they don't even realize they are doing. Spend an hour studying RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder) and you will find some understanding of what many children, especially those who have been adopted, go through each day. It is sad... and some of my children live it.

Cryssa
Reviewed by Emile Tubiana
Dear Gloria, I fully agree with you. They are open and they don't need to be introduced, only some of them need help. Your poem is simple and to the point. Congratulations, Emile
Reviewed by Staci Gansky-Wagner
Very insightful poem.
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota
so very true
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Spot on, sad to say: well done, Gloria!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Sadly so true, Gloria. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by A PAX
wow

i agree.........and I don't
but i think E richardson makes a valid point.........very valid indeed..........

i work in a school............
and sometimes...........the little ones lie..........to survive......
its sad........

very wise poem

pax
Reviewed by E. Richardson
mmm...since children tend to reflect the good and bad of adult around them, I think you hit the nail on the head here. Good work.
Reviewed by jude forese
children don't lie but they sure can bend the truth ...
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK
Agreed Nordette,i.e My Son' Worlds Greatest Intellectual Liar Since Age 3
Just Like His Momma Lied To Her Adopted (Her) Momma!

Unique N Different Write!

TRASK
Reviewed by Cathrine Hottran
yes, children are angels in a deceitful world!!
Reviewed by Nordette Adams
I like how you put this poem together. It's well written; however, I think the best story that illustrates the flaw in its premise is Bill Cosby's story about his two-year-old sneaking a cookie from the cookie jar. When caught in the act and asked what are you doing, the child responded, "I was...I was getting this cookie for you." So, perhaps the poem would be more accurate as "Babies don't lie." ;-)
Reviewed by Mary Quire
Growing out of innocence is a very sad event. Too bad time can't just stand still.

M.Rose
Reviewed by Lori Moore
Sad. Well done.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
That's the truth -

Everyone was born innocent,
but some were invaded by the devils.

Sandie Angel a.k.a. Sandie May Angel :o)
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