A Prayer for a Corrupt Society: Drowning in Havoc and Chaos

May 29, 2010
By harpangel BRONZE, Voorhees, New Jersey
harpangel BRONZE, Voorhees, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts- Seneca, a Roman philosopher.


A prayer

for the cry


of an abused kid

that’ll never be heard.
To the hopes

and dreams
that were
unmercifully beaten
out of her
wounded soul.





There’s no way
out.







A prayer
for the
quaking ground


that destroys

all that abide
above:
tearing apart
homes
cities




lives.
To the
memories shattered

as broken glass
and the lives
once led
that man



can never rebuild.
There’s no way

out.

A prayer
for the child


with a child
who’s sacrificed


her childhood desires
and given up


her education
to work



for a little soul.
There’s no way


out.

A prayer
for the souls


stabbed and shot.



To the wrongdoer
with no guilt
or conviction

running carefree.

There’s no way



out.

A prayer

for the media










who’s poisoned


the minds of


this generation
with

sex,


drugs,
and



crime
as if those

are the keys

to success
in life.
There’s no way




out.


A prayer
for the war-torn
nations—

abandoned




by soldiers
and aided





by none.
Burned houses


and debris


decorate the







streets.
There’s no way





out.

A prayer
for this

corrupt society
that’s headed

down the
broad way



to destruction.
There’s…

no…


way…






out…

The author's comments:
With all that's going on in today's world I just felt drawn to write this poem. It may be a little on the dark side, but that's how today's world.

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on Jun. 28 2010 at 7:03 am
JustADreamer95 PLATINUM, Fairfield, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"If Love Conquers All Then Why Is The World In Constant Chaos?" -Me

It Shows What The Worl Has Become And I Agree In Fact I Just Submitted A Poem, I Have An Open Mind The World Can Inspire Us All To Better If We Are Open To Change

on Jun. 27 2010 at 8:40 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Jacksonville, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Get, Got, Gotten.

dark, and depressing. i love it. thats how the story goes captain. do your dance on these five stars of mine.

on Jun. 27 2010 at 7:43 pm
crubs33 DIAMOND, Lido Beach, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud."- Coco Chanel
Life isn't about surviving the storm, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

I love this poem! the emotion is great and i think you are an amazing writer. if you could please comment and rate my work that would be great!! thanks and great work!!!

on Jun. 27 2010 at 6:17 pm
i really like this poem, it speaks to me and i completly understand what your saying. keep wrting its good:)


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