I Cried Today

June 9, 2010
By bluesky0728 SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
bluesky0728 SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
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I cried today.

I cried for those who shed tears like me, and no one blinks an eye.
I cried for those who are hopeless and confused.
I cried for those living in boxes and tunnels on the street.
I cried for those holding out a cup for change and being ignored by all.
I cried because we can see them but are oblivious to their pain.
I cried for those confined to a third-class life because of their family.
I cried because their dreams are impossible and unthinkable.
I cried for those separated from family and home and sent to live in poverty.
I cried for those denied a simple freedom because they are different.
I cried for those being murdered and robbed for their ethnicity.
I cried for those unjustly tried when people lie.
I cried because they might lose their lives in innocence.
I cried for those who can’t afford to survive in illness.
I cried because we know their trouble but refuse to give.
I cried for those who work harder than anyone but are unappreciated.
I cried because they are prejudiced, undermined, and underpaid
I cried for those persecuted because we are afraid of being different.

I cried for those in the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.



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on Jan. 28 2013 at 8:03 am
SaphiraBrightscales DIAMOND, Islamabad, Other
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Favorite Quote:
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou
When i was little/I used to point a chubby finger toward the dark sky/And ask my father/why some stars moved and others didn’t/He would laugh and explain that some were airplanes/I still wish on them today ~ Laugh-It-Out
The feathers of a crow are black/The ink of my pen is blacker/The pain of my heart is blackest~ Mckay
If love produced a blossom/I’d take it in my palm/What a blessing, the bright color!/How soothing, such a balm!/I’d keep a petal for my own/The rest, drop from my hands/For such a flower would multiply/And populate the lands~ thesilentraven
And I began to rival legends/Long entombed before my birth./But for all my much envied fame/The lust for more would not abate./The plaques and prizes with my name/Will, like all things, disintegrate. ~ TheEpic95 now known as Helena_Noel

It was so touching. Melancholy came yes, but also gratefulness that I am not alone in thinkin like that. Love this piece. Do post more stuff.  Also maybe you should check out my stuff. ou might like it....anyway if you do whether you like it or hate it...do give feedback. 

on Sep. 21 2010 at 12:15 am
bluesky0728 SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
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Please comment and rate! It means a lot to me! Thanks :D

on Aug. 9 2010 at 7:43 pm
bluesky0728 SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
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thanks!  

on Aug. 9 2010 at 7:43 pm
bluesky0728 SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
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thank you :)

on Aug. 9 2010 at 12:29 pm
clairemaims BRONZE, Athens, Georgia
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I loved this so powerful.I am one of them!

on Jul. 29 2010 at 5:31 pm
kaddancer BRONZE, Efland, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"Someone once said; 'It's the good girls who keep the diaries, the bad girls don't have time.' Me? I just wanna live a life I'm gonna remember, even if I don't write it down." --Brooke Davis

I LOVE THIS!!!!!! :D

on Jul. 27 2010 at 11:47 pm
bluesky0728 SILVER, Phoenix, Arizona
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PLEASE comment and rate when you read this! I'd love to hear your opinions!


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