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No More Magic

The slipping hope, a broken dream
Another stitch, another seam
Through icy glass a wall of hate
Sadism our only fate
Artificial whistles can't call the dove
Scientific theories can't accept love
A number, a device, how is that a friend?
And our own petty worlds are our only end
Encompassed by lies and surrounded by fools
Human emotions replaced by tools
We have nothing to fear, but fear ourselves
The end of our magic, our dragons and elves
How can our children avoid the fight
When chrome-tinted reflections block the real light?
There's a labyrinth of lies if we insist
Truth slowly fading in self-induced mist
On the horizon peace means nothing at all
And we as a people have no farther to fall
In that grim future how can we be free,
When masters of death lead society?



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Suziepatricia said...
Mar. 20, 2011 at 4:29 pm:
this is amazing work, and what you're saying is completely true, and completely original. i love it!
 
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dreamgazer12 said...
Mar. 20, 2011 at 4:02 pm:
You are a truly gifted poet. Keep wirting, this is a haunting and everpresent poem we need to remind ourselves of every day. Amazing!
 
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Anonymous01This 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...
Mar. 19, 2011 at 10:16 pm:
Amazing poem! it really shows how we as a people are ruining the world, i like it its ... Amazing! :DD keep up the good work 
 
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SweetbeanieThis 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...
Mar. 19, 2011 at 8:05 pm:
Great poem! The rhyming pulled it together amazingly and the message was powerful!  Definitely one of my favorites! Keep up the good work! :)
 
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MelissaBee said...
Mar. 19, 2011 at 12:35 pm:
Wow that's so awesome!!!! I love it! Great job with the rhyming... that's hard to do, but you pulled it off perfectly. Nice!
 
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hanging_girl_666This 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 18, 2011 at 4:48 pm:
Oh my gosh i absolutely loved this poem with all my heart. I tagged it to my favorites!!! Thanks for an amazing poem!
 
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Shaded114 said...
Mar. 18, 2011 at 9:37 am:
I really loved this piece, its great!
 
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