Should a Heart Make Exceptions?

May 26, 2010
By haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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My heart aches quite often,
For those people who must suffer through excruciating pain,
For those whose stomachs twist around their hollow shell,
For those who lie frozen and forgotten,
As it should,
Because humans don’t deserve to be treated that way,
And yet, people often don’t seem to feel as large an effect,
When children burn ants and laugh,
When broken cats limp out of garbage cans with empty stomachs,
When innocent dogs are kicked and stricken for minor offenses,
What makes us superior?
All forms of torture are wrong,
We all are equal,
Blacks and whites,
Dandelions and roses,
Even cats and humans,
Or at least,
That’s the way it should be,
If we can stop people from running in aimless circles,
Trying to prove humans are “the best”
That we are “superior”,
Then maybe we can stop the abuse,
Then maybe we can honestly stand up and say,
With our hands on our hearts,
“With Liberty and Justice for All”
No exceptions.



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on Oct. 10 2010 at 7:45 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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Thank you! All creatures should have rights especiallly when it comes to mistreatment..I'm glad you agree!=]

on Oct. 10 2010 at 5:24 pm
Fabulous subject, and I completely agree with you. NOBODY, be it animal or person, should be mistreated!

on Jul. 19 2010 at 4:47 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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thank you! I'm glad so many people feel the same way :]

on Jul. 19 2010 at 1:51 pm
MelanieLouise PLATINUM, Plymouth, Minnesota
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we all think about it and i'm glad you put it into words. Keep writing

Always, Mel


on Jul. 19 2010 at 12:19 pm
thanks so muchh! And yess I love animals alot =]

on Jul. 19 2010 at 2:47 am
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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"Some things will never change"---Tupac

I love it.

Are you an animal lover?



on Jul. 9 2010 at 6:16 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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thanks :D I'll make sure to read your work, i bet it's wonderful!

on Jul. 8 2010 at 8:43 pm
ShenelleCrystal SILVER, M, New York
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Laugh your heart out dance in the rain cherish the memories ignore the pain love + learn forget and forgive because remember you only have [one life to live] ♥

THIS IS SOOOO TRUE ! I like this peice , its great :) please check out my work

on Jul. 3 2010 at 3:50 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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noprob!<3

on Jul. 3 2010 at 1:09 pm
jcampgirl PLATINUM, New Caney, Texas
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thanks :) !!!!!!!!

on Jul. 2 2010 at 3:54 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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I would love to check it out! but it doesn't seem to be posted yet, it usually takes a few weeks for stuff to get approved but i will definetely rate and comment on your work once it's approved :)

on Jul. 2 2010 at 3:08 pm
jcampgirl PLATINUM, New Caney, Texas
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when you lie to someone you tell them thay are not worth the truth

ya its rely good. hay i posted some thing yesterday see if you like it or not i coud use some edvice its called tight rope thanks

on Jul. 2 2010 at 8:05 am
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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thankyou! that really means alot :D congrats on getting your work in the magazine

on Jul. 2 2010 at 12:41 am
whisperingofdawn GOLD, Colorado City, Arizona
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i love your logic!! i really wish this was getting published because it has a relate-able message. keep writing, good work on teenink so far!!

on Jul. 1 2010 at 4:21 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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thanks so much! above the article there should be a little star that says tag as favorite next to it..woah im flattered!:)

on Jul. 1 2010 at 2:26 pm
jcampgirl PLATINUM, New Caney, Texas
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when you lie to someone you tell them thay are not worth the truth

oh wow this is amizing rely macks you think i love it ! now how do i add to my fave ?

on Jul. 1 2010 at 9:44 am
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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thanks that means alot :)

on Jul. 1 2010 at 8:47 am
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
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I really like this!! Great stuff - it's really powerful and honest.

on Jun. 29 2010 at 4:42 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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thanks so much! i'll check it out i love reading work and getting new ideas:)

on Jun. 29 2010 at 4:41 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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aww thanks! im new here and ive been submitting alot in the past couple of days so hopefully i'll have more soon:)




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