I have a certain naiveté
even after all these years.
I find it hard to accept
that others can be cunning,
devious, even ruthless,
thus fall into the trap again.

I don’t think it is because
I need to be a victim but rather
have retained a child-like
wonder of the beauty of the
world that our Creator has
given us.

Lord, protect my naiveté
and deliver me from cynicism.
Let me remain a believer
in the Tooth Fairy
and the goodness of man.

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7 Responses to Naiveté

  1. JanBeek says:

    I love your poetry. The uplifting optimism fills my soul. Thank you for posting! ❤


  2. georgeforfun says:

    I see the innocence in my Grands and little Nieces and wish us back to a kinder time, or was it just a childhood perception?


  3. Reblogged this on peacefulblessedstar and commented:
    reblogging ❤


  4. Hikari Yori says:

    Amen 🙂

    Hikari Yori



  5. pepaulmier says:

    I think naiveté is what keeps the faith that there is good in everyone. If we stop believing in that what would be left? I believe.


  6. bwcareyb says:

    faith of a child, belief in God, wisdom of a FATHER, AMEN. NOT EASY BEING OPENED EYED IN A WORLD EASILY LED


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