Poem: ‘Children beguile me’

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Children beguile me
‘Eyes open’ means ‘awake’.

Nimble-footed, they
Trade in pebble-diamonds

Make witches’ brooms
Of fallen branches

Pursue the cow to ask
For a taste of the grass.

Vulgar by education,
Grown-ups only plan to
Eat the best-cut steak.

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