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Day 122: Children are flawless and kind (For the lack of a better title)


Image Courtesy: Meena Arvind 2015

Thank you very much, O' little boy, 
for teaching me how to wear a genuine smile. 
Thank you very much, O' little champ, 
for teaching me what it takes to jump with joy. 
Thank you very much, O' little hero, 
for showing me what true love was. 
Thank you for those million smiles, 
memories to cherish for days to come. 
Thank you for that innocence, 
reminding me to wake the child within. 
Thank you for showing
that age is just a number,
and growing up is not just in that. 
It is about leaving our ugly self
and loving without any frills attached.
Caring even when you do not get anything back,
and being sweet with all your heart.  
Thanks to your lovely parents who raise, 
and teach values that are kind and nice. 
Thank you once again for all those 
beautiful smiles, sparkling eyes, 
chubby little cheeks and innocent squeals. 
You reminded me that
children are truly the 
beacon of divine hope. 
Children, truly are
flawless and kind. 

© Meena Arvind 2015
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