Tired

September 19, 2009
By wanderer23 PLATINUM, Watertown, Massachusetts
wanderer23 PLATINUM, Watertown, Massachusetts
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Seated, cross-legged on my mattress,
I listen to the Beatles,
And wonder where all that brilliance has gone

Where are my heroes? Brutus
Of Julius Caesar, St. Clare
Of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Rod Serling
Of the Twilight Zone

Are we, the Youth,
Encumbered by potential,
Brilliant or brainwashed?

Should we rebel
In more than the conventional style
Against society, schooling us in
Mindlessness to mature into
Ravenous consumers?

Taught to covet material goods,
We mistake them for our purpose,
And then mistake this life
As pointless



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on Jan. 30 2010 at 6:50 pm
wanderer23 PLATINUM, Watertown, Massachusetts
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Thanks!! It's great to get feedback and to know that I'm not the only teenager questioning the conventional.

on Jan. 10 2010 at 5:07 pm
dragonbiscuits SILVER, Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"You cannot acheive peace with violence" -several people

This is incredible, I love hearing these this come from other peoples minds than my own! I hope more people will find this poem, it is really great.


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