November 10, 2009
By evey2010 BRONZE, Clarkston, Michigan
evey2010 BRONZE, Clarkston, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think."

In the cracked cement,
over-grown weeds,
and needles in the bathrooms-

In the gates of the mansions,
gold filling jewelry boxes,
and behind the wheels of Lamborghinis-

Here lies the distorted sickening reality.
Yet ignorance is bliss?

How can people be so
Insensitive to the world around them?
Parent's hidden prejudices,
Reflect slowly onto their children:

“Don't look people in the eye
In that neighborhood.”
“That woman is creepy”
“They must be on drugs”
“I just have a bad feeling about them”

Fury in my eyes
When people resort to stereotypes

Cruelty unleashed.

In the beautiful graffiti
Talented dancers
And all-star athletes
Beauty of the streets

In the white collar crime
Scandalous affairs
And artificial friends
Flaws of the wealthy

Poisons the minds
Of those uneducated.

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This article has 14 comments.

e's momma said...
on Jan. 21 2010 at 8:51 am
Very good, love it!

niggarachi06 said...
on Jan. 19 2010 at 7:55 pm
i like thats real true

look at you bigheag the poet lol

on Jan. 19 2010 at 7:58 am
I got goose bumps...and you have a good title...hard to do!!!

btrrt said...
on Jan. 18 2010 at 6:16 pm
awesome poem!

Mrs. S said...
on Jan. 18 2010 at 6:30 am
Wonderfully said and such truth to the content.

Mrs. K said...
on Jan. 17 2010 at 2:13 pm
This poem is even more awesome the more times I read it. I told you it was good.

buckeye said...
on Jan. 17 2010 at 1:29 pm
Your youthful eyes see much!

bf mom said...
on Jan. 16 2010 at 9:48 am
So true and sad, but awesome poem.

Jsemmes said...
on Jan. 15 2010 at 3:48 pm
THis poem was deep and i'm sure everyone can relate to it

My Girl Ev said...
on Jan. 15 2010 at 3:46 pm
This left me speechless. So beautiful and so true!

on Jan. 15 2010 at 7:38 am
Wow and amazing, so true!

on Jan. 14 2010 at 7:13 pm
WOW, awesome is all I can say....

hester bush said...
on Jan. 14 2010 at 5:50 pm
Beautiful, thought-provoking poem.

on Jan. 13 2010 at 11:02 pm
writer@heart BRONZE, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
3 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If You don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything."

This is amazing and i can connect with it. wonderful job


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