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   Drugs all over under the ground.
Guns, people crying, putting each otherdown.
People every day do crazy things.
Buying fancy cars and a lot ofrings.
You have nothing to show for yourself.
You're dying on the inside,and you have bad health.
I wonder what the community can do.
I have noidea, not even a clue.
I look in the paper and I see someone dead.
They layon the stretcher like it was a bed.
The mothers stand in silence.
Peopleshould think TO STOP THE VIOLENCE!!!


This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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nygal252 said...
Oct. 18, 2010 at 5:20 pm
wow... ... ... my still speachless this poem means so much. you say so many things in so little words its ...amazeing i admibe people who speek from the heart again...wow
 
ilovedayna replied...
Apr. 4, 2011 at 9:05 pm
i have heard all of this several times, and i don't get why people think it's so great. i'm pretty sure you have heard all of this several times, in more or less words. the writing sounds mixed up and the words don't flow. i am thinking people are mostly just rating on what they agree with as far as the high rating goes.
 
SamanthaBarwick said...
Sept. 18, 2010 at 11:44 am
I like the flow of the whole peom.  It speaks the truth and what people really don't want to admit is happening around them.  If enough people actually had the guts to stand up and say stop the violence, we could very well stop some of whats wrong with this world.
 
Wes C. said...
Aug. 27, 2010 at 5:51 pm
hmm very good.......
 
alyluna said...
Aug. 27, 2010 at 2:28 pm
ilove this its so true!!!!!
 
book-keeper26 said...
Aug. 27, 2010 at 12:40 pm
nice idea, but you were a bit too literal. it leaves no room for the reader to imagine  deeper meaning within the concept of violence. by the way your rhyme scheme needs a little work, you had some wrds that didn't exactly rhyme.
 
ShatteredTear replied...
Nov. 1, 2010 at 6:15 pm
I agree with this. that and your spelling! It was great but I'm completely confused in  parts because I didn't understnad
 
BIGPENISBOY said...
Aug. 8, 2010 at 8:28 pm
This was a very interesting poem and didn't understand it though. Please explain and i want to kiss you all over if your a little boy.
 
falling10ssupernova replied...
Jan. 6, 2011 at 8:18 pm
do you think this is funny b/c its not 
 
coly33This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 5, 2010 at 2:24 pm

good for u trying to stop the violence in his world

:)

 
i.ll_stay899 said...
Jul. 14, 2010 at 4:23 pm
nice poem...this is very true and its also got a good meaningful voice. good job ^^ and congrats on it getting published:)
 
live.create16 said...
Jul. 14, 2010 at 8:33 am
i really like this poem. it holds very true to how the world is today!
 
jasmine123 said...
Jul. 8, 2010 at 4:16 pm
i think everything in this poem is true and we do need to work together as a community to get it back the way it was
 
bloodypoet said...
May 26, 2010 at 12:04 pm
the meaning in this poem is amazing every point is true.
 
jonas_chic899 said...
May 9, 2010 at 9:37 am
true that!! awesome poem. it had real meaning
 
Eilatan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 17, 2010 at 9:56 am
I love this! it sounds like you're rapping. amazing.
 
SallySunshine said...
Apr. 9, 2010 at 6:05 pm
this was a very good poem it was nice and cool!!!
 
Dream Weaver said...
Apr. 7, 2010 at 10:08 pm
I love this poem!!!!!
 
O.G-B.C said...
Mar. 11, 2010 at 2:56 am
THIS IS A GOOD POEM...I LIKE IT NOTBAD.....
 
MY COMMENT said...
Mar. 2, 2010 at 4:09 pm
OMG THIS IS THE BEST VIOLENCE POEM I EVER HEARD
 
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