Yeah, Right

February 2, 2011
There are no war zones,
there are no burning buildings,
or people dying,

every word is true,
and the only emotion is happy,
no one's crying,

cameras only capture beauty,
not riots,
or blank, empty eyes,

life is perfect,
no one's murdered,
every citizen loves their government,

but every word I've written is a lie,
I hope when you read this,
you reply, "Yeah, right."

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redhairCat This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 5:03 pm
"Yeah, right." -  I LOVE this poem. It's like the song "Imagine." Great job! I hope this vision comes true!
Raytheraym replied...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 10:54 pm
Thank you! :)
SamiLou said...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 2:53 pm
i love the last stanza, it just shows the real irony of the work.... "yeah, right" :)
Raytheraym replied...
Jun. 6, 2011 at 6:42 pm
Thank you!
KATastrophe said...
Mar. 24, 2011 at 4:05 pm
This is awesome! I love it.
Raytheraym replied...
Mar. 24, 2011 at 5:25 pm
Thanks! :)
HaleyDRog. said...
Mar. 21, 2011 at 1:04 pm
Wow. I-N-C-R-E-D-I-B-L-E! I loved how you got polictical in this! It deserves a round of applause! Great Job!! This one is my favorite so far!
Raytheraym replied...
Mar. 21, 2011 at 3:44 pm
Thank you so much! :)
beach said...
Mar. 13, 2011 at 1:51 pm

 i loved this poem!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

and my reply is

"yeah, right"

Raytheraym replied...
Mar. 13, 2011 at 2:40 pm
Thanks! :)
beach replied...
Mar. 13, 2011 at 2:41 pm
no problem! you are a great writer!
HighOnEverythingButLove said...
Mar. 9, 2011 at 5:15 am
This poem was really good i loved it. And its so true there is so much war and so many people dying and so many roits and it seems like everybody hates everybody. Not just in Egypt butevery where.
Raytheraym replied...
Mar. 9, 2011 at 3:45 pm
Thank you!
TwinDemons said...
Mar. 6, 2011 at 1:49 pm
Wow Yeah Righ is the perfect response, lol I really enjoyed the joke of it. Love the poem too >.<!
Raytheraym replied...
Mar. 6, 2011 at 2:12 pm
Thanks! :)
NailsForBreakfast said...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 7:53 pm

exactly: yeah, right.


good poem, the flow could use a little work but staccato is sometimes a good thing :) good meaning, too. very true. great job!

Raytheraym replied...
Feb. 28, 2011 at 3:42 pm
Thank you!
Hazel-daisy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 2:15 pm
when i read the first four verses i thought you were crazy and i said to myself yeah, right but i like you last verse and the last verse it very true so 5/5 :)
Raytheraym replied...
Feb. 27, 2011 at 2:45 pm
Thank you!
DaughterofEvil said...
Feb. 26, 2011 at 3:54 pm
Yeah, right......5/5 due to the irony of your words.
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