Namie Elisha

(10th of December / Lagos, Nigeria)

What children know (understand)


Children know laughter
They know tears
Children know peace
They know chaos
Children know acceptance
They know rejection
Children know joy
They know pain
Children know abundance
They know lack
Children know health
They know illness
Children know fulfillment
They know emptiness
Children know hope
They know dismay
Children know love
They know hatred
What they don’t know is WHY!

Submitted: Monday, December 04, 2006
Edited: Friday, December 03, 2010

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  • Stephanie Jeffries (3/12/2008 2:54:00 AM)

    I have 3 children of my own, and I agree completely with this. If everyone had the 'mind set' so to speak of children then I don't think everyone would be as cruel as they are. Children is what makes the world go round. You never know true love till you see it the way they do. (Report) Reply

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