Fate's Smile

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Not so difficult
That’s what Time tells us
While he sits in his impenetrable
Cloud of optimism.
We’re watched and neglected
While we strive to walk the street
That Success has built brick by concrete brick
Before us.
Fate laughs smugly at our attempts
The wisest mind that lives
Not so important
Is what we are if the truth should be told
But it never will, not while
Time binds us and pulls us into his
Soft embrace, looks deep
Into our souls, or rather the drive that
Keeps us going, motivation,
Until all we see is Time
Nothing else matters
But the end of Time.
Silly blindness, don’t you know
Fate’s smug smile is laughing?





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sasssgirrrl22 said...
Apr. 17, 2010 at 5:43 pm
this is amazzzing! i luv the ending. it sets things into a really kewl perspective. awesome work! keep it upp! id appreciate it if u could read some of my work. criticism alwayz welcomee!!
 
write4life said...
Jun. 25, 2009 at 4:04 pm
ok. i cant help it. i am officially jealous. you have an amazing gift! this is how i want to be able to write. any suggestions??
 
EleanorRigby This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 22, 2009 at 4:03 pm
hi everyone! i really need feedback, so whether it is good or bad criticism please comment and tell me what you think! thanks
 
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