Once Upon a Time….

karendowdall

This simple, yet complex poem, played on my heart-strings, because it is so true.

REFLECTIONS OF A MINDFUL HEART AND SOUL

When to the garden of untroubled thought

I came of late, and saw the open door,                                                    

Found on Pinterest on 6-11-17. Saved from meetup.com. Darkfire. Magic & Mysteries.

And wished again to enter, and explore

The sweet, wild ways with stainless bloom inwrought,

And bowers of innocence with beauty fraught,

It seemed some purer voice must speak before

I dared to tread that garden loved of yore,

That Eden lost unknown and found unsought.

Then just within the gate I saw a child,-

A stranger-child, yet to my heart most dear;

He held his hands to me, and softly smiled 

With eyes that knew no shade of sin or fear:

Come in,” he said,“and play awhile with me;

I am the little  child…

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5 thoughts on “Favorite Poems I Like: #1- “The Child In The Garden.”

  1. Jennie says:

    “I’m the little child you used to be.” My goodness!! Beautiful poem, Karen.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. davidprosser says:

    An exceptional poem Karen. Sometimes we need a reminder of who we once were.
    xxx Massive Hugs xxx

    Liked by 1 person

  3. What a beautiful, poignant reminder…thank you for sharing this lovely post!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. frenchc1955 says:

    This is a beautiful poem!

    Like

  5. Yes and I was so happy to reblog it! Just beautiful!

    Like

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