Beware of What You Know Not MAG

June 25, 2009
By marvin woods BRONZE, Princeville, Hawaii
marvin woods BRONZE, Princeville, Hawaii
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The world's troubles you have yet to know.
And yet to learn 'til you go.
Sheltered you've lived all your life.
No needed struggle, pain or strife.
Understand my deepest fears.
My thoughts of seeing you in tears.
For you know not of thirst or hunger.
Awake you are, but still in slumber.
Evil deeds you'll see them clear.
The wrongs of man are surely here.
As you get to know the world,
The suffering of many will be unfurled.
Soon you'll know of death's deep abyss.
And you'll agree ignorance is bliss.

The author's comments:
This poem I wrote for the people that no nothing about the horrors of the world. Who think or care of nothing outside their shelter.

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on Mar. 22 2010 at 3:49 pm
Madison_E BRONZE, Brownstown, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

wow... that was really good!

Quinney GOLD said...
on Mar. 2 2010 at 8:19 am
Quinney GOLD, Rantoul, Illinois
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powerful...I really like how you point out the truth in a clear way.

Brdkne said...
on Dec. 28 2009 at 6:34 pm
Well, the idea for the poem came to me after watching a video about the german death camps durring world war two. Then a few of my class mates started talking about how that kind of stuff dosnt happen anymore and I had to tell them straight that there is still even more evil in the world than people realize and that we are sheltered in this country from the horrible things that go on in Africa and the Middle East. So yeah i just felt compelled to right about my fealings.

on Jul. 9 2009 at 11:14 pm
xXsmileXx PLATINUM, St. Louis, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Your dreams only become intangible when you stop reaching" ~me ;)

I love this poem! And its so true. The world is cruel. Its nice that you care enough to warn the naive.

on Jul. 9 2009 at 5:37 pm
callalily BRONZE, Eldersburg, Maryland
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...beautiful, I love how you don't sugar coat the truth, also how (unlike a lot of people on this website) you speak of the deepest truth without natural human basis

on Jul. 8 2009 at 4:25 pm
xXFadedFlowerXx GOLD, Roy, Utah
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So true, I completely agree with this poem.

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