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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.

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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hafeisawake said...
Jun. 6, 2010 at 11:35 am

"I believe we are skillfully crafted
inexplicable accidents,"

I love this.

 
immortalfreaklol said...
May 15, 2010 at 9:03 pm
Wow this poem was so good! you could see it has alot of meaning behind it.
 
CassieSherman14 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 15, 2010 at 8:49 pm
Wow! great job! I can see why it was published in the magaine! Will you please read,comment, and rate my writing too?Thanks!
 
Eilatan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 15, 2010 at 10:47 am
this is incredible! it's so meaningful!
 
Egyptiangirl13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 12, 2010 at 7:10 pm
wow, beautiful!!!
 
ceruleanconfusion said...
Apr. 23, 2010 at 7:37 pm

"If absence makes the heart grow fonder / can we hold on much longer?"

 

stunning, stunning poem.

 
beautifulworld said...
Apr. 23, 2010 at 5:47 pm
it was amazing, i read the first four lines and just coudn't stop, u have such a way with words
 
Whisperer said...
Apr. 23, 2010 at 3:56 pm

i really REALLY like this. it's filled with meaning and description and just over all brimming with amazingness. thank you for sharing. you are definately worth the space in teen ink magazine. :)

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JesusFreak314 said...
Apr. 23, 2010 at 3:55 pm
THIS IS SO AMAZING. Honestly. Its so true about this generation. Wow. Check out some of my post?
 
claire3poetry said...
Apr. 23, 2010 at 10:06 am
i honestly will put you as one of my favitore pieces so far on teen ink, great job!
 
silvertongue said...
Apr. 23, 2010 at 8:08 am

tight poem its great realy

 

 
mandygale77 said...
Apr. 20, 2010 at 11:27 am
You've got a really strong ending! Good word choice throughout.
 
starlight26:) said...
Apr. 1, 2010 at 10:33 pm
Very meaningfull!! Written in an awesome way :0 Really good. Oh, and for all of thos ppl that had a stupid and mean comment? Shut up because u know that u could not have written something as good as this! ugh get a life
 
starlight26:) replied...
Apr. 9, 2010 at 7:10 pm
lol i agree wow ur so random
 
atsyrk said...
Apr. 1, 2010 at 6:54 pm
his was a very good poem. When you first look at the words it is okay, but then when you think deeper, BAM! it hits right back. It makes people think. 9/10
 
jonas_chic899 said...
Apr. 1, 2010 at 5:05 pm

the noise of the silence overwhelms our hearts

 

i like that line

 
sleepycupid said...
Apr. 1, 2010 at 4:52 pm
absolutely incredible. it blows me away your capability to put such a hard topic into words. you just tell it how it is....its not like your blaming anyone for anything. keep writing!!
 
LiGht-ChaseR said...
Apr. 1, 2010 at 11:21 am

I was unsure about this poem at first, but it seems you worked your way into it. It sort of left me hanging at the end and I like it.

At first I was kinda like, uh, what. But then, I came to love it later. It may be for all the better that you started to ease into it, because then you hit me with a blast of words/emotion/suprise/lyrical-ity. I really ended up liking this.............

You could ponder on the words--the symbolism--forever! :) Good poem! :)

 
you feel balls said...
Apr. 1, 2010 at 8:29 am
this is just the best thing ever when i read it i want to die over and over again but then i get haaapppyyy
 
georgiab said...
Mar. 10, 2010 at 8:33 pm
I love this. you have such a talent!
"i believe we are skillfully crafted"
..absolutely perfect!
 
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