A Poem to a Child

a poem by John Celes Dr.

Be a Lily; Be a Rose!
Perfume hands that crush you cold;
Be a Doggy; Be Mongoose!
Giving joy to young and old.

Be a Pigeon; Be a Dove!
Singing tunes of joy and love;
Be a Cricket; Be a Bee!
Chirping, buzzing, happily.

(Dedicated to Miss Di)