Do We Ever? MAG

September 13, 2010
By Lauren Scheck BRONZE, Wyckoff, New Jersey
Lauren Scheck BRONZE, Wyckoff, New Jersey
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We waste our lives away
worrying,
analyzing,
planning ahead
for tasks that require
one simple step.

We are the ruin of joy,
Throwing it away on
cars,
clothing,
cash,
who has more?

Do we ever really smile?

We are a waste of sorrow,
ignoring,
denying,
and pushing it away,
when all it wants is
to protect us.

Do we ever really allow ourselves to feel?

We are the downfall of knowledge,
always opting out of understanding,
but memorizing,
cramming,
testing,
just to say that we are intelligent enough.

But
do we ever really know?

We throw our lives away
acting,
protecting,
eliminating
any chance,
any notion
to be truly alive,
because it is the only thing that we are sure
how to do.

But through all this,
we waste one another.
One minute we love,
and the next we hate.

Will we ever take the chance
to make it right?



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on Sep. 18 2010 at 1:39 pm
sonnysulouff GOLD, Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Life isn't fair, it's just fairer than death is all." -The Princess Bride
"You smell like beef and cheese, not like Santa." -Elf
"Andy: You're like an angel with no wings!
April: So like a person." -Parks and Recreation

This is really good. Me gusta!

Crispy said...
on Sep. 16 2010 at 7:41 am
Crispy, Spotsylvania, Virginia
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This poem deffinitly tells how life is. Everything about this poem is true. People are constantly doing all the things mentioned in this poem. I really love it.

mikey123 said...
on Sep. 13 2010 at 4:23 pm
woow thats depressing

on Sep. 13 2010 at 2:29 pm
Taylorrrrr SILVER, Plantsville, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
its hard to keep a secret if its written all over your body,

This is really good. I can totaly agree to this. I really liked how you connected to the real world. This is good!


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