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     We are the medicated generation
Pill popping each day
Solving our “problems”
We are starving for attention
Literally, starving each day,
and purging ourselves, begging to be free
Of our insecurities
We are the overweight population
Fast-food junkies to the core
Eating away at our lives
We are saddened by society
Depressed from just living
Desperate for happiness
We are at war
With countries, with ourselves
Killing each other without second thoughts
We are obsessed
With meaningless pop culture
Celebreality as our focus
We are the stressed and distressed
Panicking over simple tasks
Nervously awaiting another day
We are the careless
Polluting what’s left of the earth
Killing the world around us day by day
We are a disappointment
To ourselves and to those before us
Letting life get the best of us,
while destroying what’s left



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Kbutts said...
Feb. 8, 2010 at 1:24 pm:
love your poem...soo great!
 
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acousticalex This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 8, 2010 at 8:01 pm:
The world is not this crucial.
 
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DR Fish said...
Dec. 17, 2009 at 9:55 am:
i love thiz
 
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Iamtannersutkowski said...
Dec. 17, 2009 at 9:42 am:
very true. peace on earth is very important. love you all!<3
 
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Jaquie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 21, 2009 at 6:13 pm:
Incredible. I love your style. This goes hand-in-hand with my poem. I'm very glad you wrote this. Thank you so much for sharing your gift.
God bless,
...,
 
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pheasant said...
Nov. 11, 2009 at 1:42 pm:
good opinion
 
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dragonfan said...
Oct. 12, 2009 at 12:06 pm:
so true i wish people would just relize how bad drugs are and what they can do to people
 
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iron&wine18 said...
Oct. 4, 2009 at 9:04 pm:
this is beautifully written in my opinion. you hit so many issues i agree with like "obsessed with meaningless pop culture" don't mind me if i share this with a few friends. lol.
 
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loveliesinashes said...
Sept. 8, 2009 at 4:55 pm:
I agree completely.
 
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Ankaret E. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 2, 2009 at 3:54 pm:
So, so true. Bravo!
 
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Heather M. said...
Aug. 31, 2009 at 3:03 am:
Sadly this is really true. We are killing ourselfs and no one is seeing it no one but the ones just like us.
Good job
 
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writer24/7/365 said...
Aug. 31, 2009 at 1:05 am:
very true. 2 bad the world can't just accept everyone as who they are and be happy. :(
 
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Sara.M.G.D said...
Aug. 30, 2009 at 9:32 pm:
this is wonderful
 
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Chrissy_L said...
Aug. 25, 2009 at 7:17 pm:
This is so sad, and so true.
Beautiful.
 
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FuGiE said...
Apr. 21, 2009 at 1:15 pm:
ya i know why cant people just enjoy whats around them and go get a JOB!!!!!
 
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