Is It Real? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

Going back, way back,
In the depths,
The primordial ooze,
Back to the bang that sparked the universe,
What’s matter?
What’s life?
A preamble to another life?
Are we dead in hell?
Was I just born?
Another man done and gone back to the start again,
Over and over wandering in blissful night,
Going back to what is loved.
Sanctuary real or fake?
Let’s go, man,
Start a religion,
Make beliefs,
Ramble on and on until there’s nothing left.
What manners are left?
They took flight to the other side.
Can I see what you really are?
A slithering reptile on the prowl.
Come join our feast; we will be waiting,
Waiting on you, good friend; come on, let’s play,
Let’s live.
Live through the myths, plagues, deaths and sorrows,
Let’s live through all of it, witness it all,
All to be had and nothing to lose,
Gain with me,
Dear friend,
The wisdom to perceive a life a birth and a death,
Let’s perceive the present,
Past and future,
Let us see what it’s like when doors are open,
Let us go to the realness,
The realness of true sight.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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Jessica C. said...
Apr. 24, 2011 at 9:12 pm
wow. this is really good. i love what you are saying in it. great job. :)
Megan M. said...
Feb. 20, 2009 at 12:52 am
Wow, this is definitly good. I have one of the same style, it'll be posted on this site soon hopefully if your interested. It's call “A Death; A Tragedy” Megan M. :) keep writing, you have great talent
SamanthaRae said...
Sept. 1, 2008 at 6:21 pm
I think you're definantly talented and I agree with what you're saying in this poem.
stevie126 said...
Aug. 28, 2008 at 4:29 am
hey i love the way you wrote your poem although i dont agree with what you said, all the same i think your very talented(:
Tweedle Dee said...
Aug. 27, 2008 at 8:42 pm
wow, disturbinhly wonderful, even if i dont agree. we have a reason for exisance on this planet. but still, awesome poem! : )
Catie_is_a_freaK said...
Aug. 25, 2008 at 5:48 pm
if that is your view of lie, then i would be depressed,too. But, thank God, that is not all life is. We didn't just "bang" and are here by chance. A loving God created us with a purpose and a meaning. Just ask.
harry_potter_freak said...
Aug. 23, 2008 at 5:50 pm
woa... that made me think deeeeep thoughts
1girl and 3guys said...
Aug. 6, 2008 at 11:22 pm
i dont quite understand this poem...its kinda gloomy from what i do get though.
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