When I Was Your Age

Give them a childhood
Sticks and stones and dust and dirt
Let them skin their knees

For: http://haiku-heights.blogspot.com/


14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Karen
    Mar 10, 2012 @ 17:46:03

    Amen! Now it’s tv and video games.


  2. Grace
    Mar 10, 2012 @ 18:27:05

    Yes, simple joys…you don’t even need toys back then, just run and run fast ~


  3. becca givens
    Mar 10, 2012 @ 21:49:45

    So many kids miss out of this — if parents don’t encourage imagination and outside time activities. Nicely done!


  4. Carol L McKenna (@artmusedog)
    Mar 10, 2012 @ 22:11:48

    Ah, yes ~ let them be children ~ great haiku ~ namaste, carol ^_^


  5. Geraldine
    Mar 11, 2012 @ 01:10:51

    I like this! Well done with the prompt.


  6. magicalmysticalteacher
    Mar 11, 2012 @ 18:18:02

    This is just purely delightful! I’m glad I stopped by this afternoon! πŸ™‚

    Childhood’s Dandelion


  7. Someone is Special
    Mar 13, 2012 @ 15:34:25

    amen! beautiful haiku.. The Haiku Challenge result is out, Visit here to know who won the hearts of many people..

    Someone is Special


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