What a Wonderful World

December 8, 2008
By Alex Gaidis, Wappingers Falls, NY

Kids corrupted left and right
Not strong enough to join the daily fight
Gas prices keep going up
Everyone wants to drink from a golden cup
Which is Iraq or Iran?
Some girls are just worried about their tan
Men are still mad at Japan
Obama and Clinton are face to face
Our taxes go into space

Watch the world go by
Don’t ask why
The sky
Is now black
You knew we were on that track

Scarlet oak trees are burning their way down
Fish are beginning to drown
Youth is afraid to do a little work
George Bush is such a goddamn jerk
Government policies rule our lives
The mans not big enough to hear our cries
Cringing in fear as another one dies
Swimming in a pool of lies
Wondering how much is two bags of fries

Watch the world go by
Don’t ask why
The sky
Is now black
You knew we were on that track

Perverts mixed among us
Wasting days and days with ten pills or plus
Instead of going to school
He took two drilled straight into his chest
Laid on the sidewalk to rest
Not old enough to have a clue what’s best

Painkillers only numb the pain for so long
You fit in where you belong
So don’t try to tag along

She takes every bit
All of it
Choking it all down
She hides without sound
A dime is no good
It’s misunderstood
Just misunderstood

Painkillers only numb the pain for so long
You fit in where you belong
So don’t try to tag along

Parents are gone for the week
As more and more kids come he starts to freak
They say beer makes clear
Where you should steer your life
The new kid wants in
His life of deceit
Is about to start
There’s not enough time
For parents to make their kids shine
They say they’ll do it for me
But they just leave me behind, in the dust

Painkillers only numb the pain for so long
You fit in where you belong
So don’t try to tag along
Just don’t try to tag along

The world is filled with lies
And pesticides
What a wonderful world



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on Oct. 11 2010 at 12:52 pm
Michelle24 GOLD, Riverwoods, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."-Dr. Seuss

"Life is not measured by the breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away."-Unknown

It's kind of confusing but I liked it. It really made a point.


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