What We Believe MAG

October 27, 2009
By Alayna Majka BRONZE, Ware, Massachusetts
Alayna Majka BRONZE, Ware, Massachusetts
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The hippie says he believes in karma
That we’re born into schooling
That nature is self-correcting
He believes balance
That I have chosen a weighted existence
On a higher plane than him

The martyr says she believes in God
That we are born into testing
That heaven will correct us
She believes relinquishment
That I have chosen denial
And that I am more holy than her

The skeptic says she believes in logic
That we are born into bodies
That we must correct ourselves
She believes answers
That I have chosen questions
And that I am smarter than her

The agnostic says she believes in fate
That we are born into universe
That we will be corrected
She believes hope
That I have chosen pessimism
And that I’m more optimistic than her

The psychoanalyst says he believes in people
That we are born into society
That we must correct each other
He believes perception
That the wrong people chose what I saw
And that I have better vision than him

The therapist says she believes in feeling
That we are born into consciousness
That we must correct our emotions
She believes healing
That I have unwittingly chosen pain
And that I am tougher than her

I say I’m ready to believe anything
That we’re born into nothing
That we may always be incorrect
I believe nothing
That I’ve chosen nothing
And that I am both more honest
And more deceitful than them.



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on Nov. 3 2014 at 9:03 pm
meghanarose BRONZE, Hardwick, Vermont
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this is amazing. sweet&simple, but also really thought-provoking. just beautiful.

Zjea100 SILVER said...
on Nov. 3 2014 at 5:05 pm
Zjea100 SILVER, Tacoma, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

This is very powerful and beautiful....really thought provoking....wow keep writing!

on Jan. 21 2013 at 10:52 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

This is really amazing! Yet kind of sad at the same time... You are very talented!

on Oct. 27 2009 at 6:46 pm
soccerpsycho49 PLATINUM, Teaneck, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Those who say that sunshine is happiness have never danced in the rain.

wow. really really great. i love it!


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