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The City of Sin

The city of sinful need
Holds no place for me
For when I went there to feed
I forever starved

This city of worldly pleasures
Kept drawing me back
Keeping me searching for hidden treasures
That were not there

This city of sin
Forever taunted me
It took me to lands that I had never been
Only to abandon me like the ugly child

This city of lies
Forever controlled my reason
Telling me I could fly
Only to watch me crash to the ground

This city of slight
Kept me prisoner
It drew me to the light
That was only a mirage

The mayor of the city
Is the ultimate deceiver
Forever witty
Always holding his peace

Left to hang and die
I no longer want a place
In the city that told me I could fly
And then watched me fall flat on my face



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Cigg.Sunn said...
Jan. 1, 2012 at 12:14 pm:
I still come back every now and then to solely read this poem.
 
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A_Fate_UnknownThis 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...
Sept. 7, 2010 at 7:59 pm:
this is about someone setting you up for failure? sorry im just curious.
 
tdnarbThis 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. replied...
Sept. 7, 2010 at 10:21 pm :
No its about a time when I strayed off the path and started hanging out with the wrong crowd.
 
Cigg.Sunn replied...
Sept. 15, 2010 at 7:41 pm :

"Telling me I could fly, only to watch me crash into the ground."

Pure perfection. A long time and no work from you. I hope well.

This poem was very good, and well written, but I don't have to tell you that. (:

 
A_Fate_UnknownThis 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. replied...
Sept. 24, 2010 at 2:06 pm :
ah ok, its interesting how we all interpret these things differently.
 
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