Posted by Ben Naga
A SMALL BOY’S FAVOURITE WORD
“Look at me,” he says.
“I can butter my own bread.”
Pause … “It’s AMAZING!!!”
Posted on June 5, 2012, in Poetry, Senryu, Writing and tagged Cute, Excitement, Growth, Innocence, Learning, Life, Love, Senryu. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.
It’s all amazing 🙂
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O to retain that innocent wonder! 😀
That taste of independence and liberation.
Children are just so cute at that stage. Complete absence of duplicity.
🙂 I love this… gave me a huge smile dear Ben… and a good giggle. ♥
This has been my favourite definition of “Love” since I first came across it many years ago. It ought to be far more widely acknowledged, in my opinion, but then Hawkes himself is sadly neglected.
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