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

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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…





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TheFallenAngel said...
Jun. 28, 2010 at 7:03 am
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
 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 27, 2010 at 8:40 pm
dark, and depressing. i love it. thats how the story goes captain. do your dance on these five stars of mine.
 
crubs3 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 27, 2010 at 7:43 pm
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!!!
 
forever&&always said...
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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