This is a poem by my 7-year old precocious niece that I wish to cherish for posterity through this blog.
I saw the stars
Twinkling above my head
And the sand
Blinking below my bed
The plants growing around me
The boats sailing around the sea
The eyes sparkling in a face
The bikes racing in a race
Oh, I wonder
I could be part of this beautiful nature!
I was flabbergasted after encountering this from a 7-year old. At that age, I don’t think I could even grasp such concepts, forget writing about them.
Evolution is not illusory, it is happening today, in front of all of us, if we only realize, understand and accept.
Update: After writing this post describing her as precocious, I later saw what she had scribbled on our whiteboard: