Love is Blind(ing) … Original Love & Family Poetry by Felipe Adan Lerma

“Love is Blind(ing)”

Original Love & Family Poetry by Felipe Adan Lerma

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Short original poems for mom, dad, brothers & sisters, and many others in an extended family.


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Love is Blind(ing)
Original Family & Love Poetry by Felipe Adan Lerma

Blog post updated – 01.03.21 😊


Category : Family Poems  *  Love Poems


Love is Blind(ing) - Max Smiling
Love is Blind(ing)
Max Smiling at the World


Love is Blind(ing)

children aren’t blind
in their
for us
they’re blinded
by the light
they see
in us

© 2013 adam light creations/felipe adan lerma


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I’ve linked my new poem to a great poets site, dVersePoets.


My Thoughts

One of my smaller poems, yet chock full of meaning for me.

In the linked to poem below, “Little Dancer,” I think I was touching on the same meaning, but hadn’t realized it when I wrote it, nearly two decades ago.

Then, almost two years ago, I posted it on this site, with commentary that I was beginning to see more in the poem than when I wrote it.

It is often said we learn from our creative efforts, as much if not more, than those who welcome our work.  I don’t know how true that is, but in regards to myself, my own benefitting, it is very much true.

I hope you’ll take a look at this very sweet short poem below also, and see if you feel some of the same things I began to notice then, and try to imply in the short lines for “Love is Blind(ing).”

Thanks so much 😉



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  1. Beautiful, Adan! And so true! It works both ways, too, I think. When I look into the eyes of my grinning eight-month-old grandson, I am indeed blinded by his light. I can only hope he is seeing the same coming from me!
    As for the brevity of this poem, this is something I continue to learn (and hopefully get better at) about writing; say all you need to say, but say it with as few words as possible. If a word, line, sentence, paragraph, page, or chapter, is unnecessary, cut it!


  2. well you leave me wanting to blind a few kids…which is really weird to say…ha…i love seeing the world through the eyes of the child as well…they def see more good in it that we do at times….


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