The Lost Generation MAG

June 2, 2008
By Kiersten Wones, Mason, OH

Oh why have we settled in the unquiet darkness,
where the noise of the silence overwhelms our hearts?
And we fall apart –
the sun sets and it rises –
we make shapes of ourselves no one can see.
Oh why are we lost in these tears
if we’ve forgotten how to cry?
If absence makes the heart grow fonder
can we hold on much longer?
We are burning in a drought of faith,
unnoticing as the stars are earnestly shining,
desperately bleeding light.
Oh how ironically hopeless
is every star’s forgotten fight,
for we are just uselessly drowning
under the weight,
under the honesty of the unspoken.
Oh the noise of the silence overwhelms our hearts.
I believe we are skillfully crafted
inexplicable accidents,
and our hero – the potter –
is too late.



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on Mar. 10 2010 at 8:31 pm
Poe_Toaster, Pueblo West, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"Do you know why Demon's Run?"
"Go away. You will eventually grow to hate me."
"I am nameless, I am just simply The Doctor."

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Rayanne SILVER said...
on Mar. 10 2010 at 5:25 pm
Rayanne SILVER, Ely, Nevada
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Favorite Quote:
'Careful Wat you wish for' And "Things may not always be what they seem'

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on Mar. 10 2010 at 5:04 pm
eRiCa1304 GOLD, Sarasota, Florida
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on Mar. 10 2010 at 4:37 pm
ChristianCowgirlCC SILVER, Wellington, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
Galatians 1:10
"Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ."

Bautiful. And all too true.

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Poe_Toaster said...
on Mar. 10 2010 at 3:34 pm
Poe_Toaster, Pueblo West, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"Do you know why Demon's Run?"
"Go away. You will eventually grow to hate me."
"I am nameless, I am just simply The Doctor."

Cool........

on Mar. 10 2010 at 2:38 pm
1COR13 PLATINUM, Anchor Point, Alaska
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Favorite Quote:
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace." - Jimmi Hendrix

Good enigmatic poem. I must note though that without compassion there would be no suffering.

on Mar. 10 2010 at 2:35 pm
chargertien GOLD, Forest Hill, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
Life sucks and is unfair. But when a melody dances in the wind, stop and enjoy the peacefulness.

this poem is amazing. your metaphors are astonishing. the pain sinks into your skin, and the noise of silence still echoes on my mind. I would like to know, what was your inspiration? It must have blown you away.

on Mar. 10 2010 at 10:39 am
Literalist17 SILVER, Monte Vista, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"Tact is, of course, only for those who lack the wit to possess sarcasm"

It is really well written and thoughtful on a level not many seem to reach, im curious though, is it autobiographical in some way or another?

nessie14 said...
on Mar. 10 2010 at 9:42 am
hey i really like your poem but have you ever thought that maybe our creator did this on purpose because there is purpose in pain. just a thought but your poem is awesome

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on Mar. 10 2010 at 7:15 am
BethA GOLD, Ballarat, Other
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Favorite Quote:
God gives with one and takes with another.

This is really amazing!

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on Feb. 16 2010 at 11:08 pm
Denmark DIAMOND, Sacramento, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Our Deepest Fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure"

Beautiful. Just Beautiful.

on Feb. 16 2010 at 2:49 pm
Ellie.M. PLATINUM, Santa Paula, California
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i love this.!!! Check out some of my work i hope u like it.! :)

on Feb. 16 2010 at 12:59 pm
divinelove33 GOLD, Ballwin, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Our fingerprints never fade from the lives that we touch

This is fantastic the images that you paint for the mind are beautiful and alerting. Im in awe of how wonderful this is. Keep up the good work.

on Feb. 16 2010 at 9:54 am
Michellebrain GOLD, Brooklyn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.”
-Marilyn Monroe

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on Feb. 16 2010 at 8:34 am
sunnyhunny PLATINUM, Litchfield, New Hampshire
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Favorite Quote:
"An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind."
-Ghandi

wow, I love it!

Robertojm said...
on Jan. 25 2010 at 10:00 pm
Robertojm, Montclair, California
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That was very Moving to me

on Jan. 25 2010 at 8:39 pm
turpenevan BRONZE, J, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
“Man can believe the impossible, but can never believe the improbable.\"
- Oscar Wilde

This is great. Silence is a virtue.

check out mine please, Sole Ambition. It relates well.

on Jan. 25 2010 at 5:24 pm
...PensiveGurl... PLATINUM, Aurora, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people is we notice when we're doing it- Neil Gaiman.
Who are you to be who you are?-Le'Na Pernell

I'll have to agree. O.O

on Jan. 25 2010 at 11:55 am
♫Musicloving♫ BRONZE, Atlanta, Georgia
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that was beautiful

on Jan. 25 2010 at 10:35 am
Listentomelistentomyheart BRONZE, Glasgow, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"If you soap a balloon, the soap is no longer tax deductible." Anus Horribilis, 3rd Emperor of the Third Reich.

This work truly had the power to move and chill to the bone, while maintaining a centre in the fierce debate of reality. Inspiration.

I think you and your readers might enjoy my work. It is only the work of a beginner, but I hope you have a read.

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