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Luna Rose Izquierdo: I absolutely love the poem. I am 20 years old and am not far from a child but it is so beautiful and related to me as in how I feel about nature. The only part I want to say something about, only because I have been in the worst situations with the worst kind of people and even not seeing that fact, is " In him the child of nature sees."
I feel that so many people on this earth, especially men, dont see nature in the way you described in your poem. Most I've encountered, don't even blink an eye or notice nature. So, men as a whole it seems you were saying, child or not, they just don't see. And it saddens me. I'm not downing the poem, as it is my favorite. Thank you for your view of the world. Some people really need that.

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Sister's Cake
 by Eugene Field

I'd not complain of Sister Jane, for she was good and kind,
Combining with rare comeliness distinctive gifts of mind;
Nay, I'll admit it were most fit that, worn by social cares,
She'd crave a change from parlor life to that below the stairs,
And that, eschewing needlework and music, she should take
Herself to the substantial art of manufacturing cake.

At breakfast, then, it would befall that Sister Jane would say:
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