The last generation of hope

July 8, 2010
By kittkattbarr PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
kittkattbarr PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.
-RF


The distant light fades to dusk
Angels fall from the dark sky
What have we become?

The lost generation,
filled with only strangers?
True we cannot hide ourselves
But we have lost all to the blank faces of screens
And the cold feel of unknown hands reaching into our minds
No expression shown,
No feelings felt as we let our deepest secrets out into the unknown

They fall one by one, no longer able to save us.
No guidance can lead us from the deep dark hole
No light can fill its expanse,
This is our doing
And we are the last generation of hope

Between the lies and complements
We can’t seem to escape,
No one to guide us so we fall

No one to catch us
For we were the last generation of hope
We were the last guiding light
The way to escape
The answer to prayers and the savior of angels

But we fell
We are not the last generation of hope
We are the generation of failure
Of falling lives and lost dreams



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on Sep. 26 2010 at 9:21 pm
kittkattbarr PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
25 articles 10 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.
-RF

Well thank you I think 

kitten said...
on Sep. 7 2010 at 9:01 pm
Beautiful, I didn't quite understand it at first but when I read it twice I love it!

Kat Baker said...
on Sep. 7 2010 at 9:00 pm
Kat Baker, Austin, Texas
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Wow, this is intense. I really agree with it sadly Keep writing :)

Mike132 said...
on Aug. 5 2010 at 1:06 pm
For some reason I think your right but I don't want to 

on Aug. 5 2010 at 1:06 pm
This is intense so sad its true 

on Aug. 5 2010 at 1:03 pm
I love it! the poems intense

on Aug. 2 2010 at 4:57 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
40 articles 2 photos 1635 comments

Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

I enjoyed reading this well-written poem. It was both sad and sadly true. Our generation has some that have what the world needs, but not enough. There is always hope, though.


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