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Poetry Friday: Babylon by Robert Graves

March 18th, 2016 (06:00 am)
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The child alone a poet is:
Spring and Fairyland are his.
Truth and Reason show but dim,
And all's poetry with him.

- from Babylon by Robert Graves

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Posted by: lexlingua (lexlingua)
Posted at: March 19th, 2016 07:24 am (UTC)
Poetic Indeed

I really liked the excerpt, thanks so much!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: March 19th, 2016 03:20 pm (UTC)
Re: Poetic Indeed

Thanks for commenting!

Posted by: Mary Lee Hahn (Mary Lee Hahn)
Posted at: March 19th, 2016 09:17 pm (UTC)

The child's a poet, a scientist, an artist...it's our job to keep those talents alive!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: March 19th, 2016 09:21 pm (UTC)

Children are also excellent at observing things for how they truly are AND what they could be.

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