Val enjoys writing his own style of what resembles poetry, just hoping to catch someone's heart on the same page.
When kids hit 1 year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.
-- Johnny Depp
Everybody talks about that "innocent" age
like about angels, or some wide open book
while it's nothing more but an ignorant stage
merely crowned with that adorable empty look.
We love them instinctively with our protective heart
while they are so helpless, so dependent on us
and we don't stop even when they play smart
or start to demand, refuse, rebel, and fuss.
We've seen children jealous and mean
including cruel bullies or obnoxious brats
self-centered, and with mind not so clean
or those spoiled while acting like lazy cats.
Well, you can play with lion cub so cute
because it's ignorant of its future full size
oblivious to its true nature being so brute
what you can only detect in cubs wild eyes.
There are adults of an immature kind
displaying their incoherent brain's mess
blurting out whatever comes to their mind
escaping from adulthood -- scared of stress.
We all must have seen a few of such breed
"spontaneous", and with a fake childish charm
apparently so "innocent" and so carefree indeed
but just ignorant enough to cause you some harm.
We forgive kids, they don't know what they are doing
which is defining them as ignorant, not innocent at all
but in immature adult you never know what's brewing
you shouldn't ignore that ignorance by any heart's call.
© 2022 Val Karas