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Through a gilded cage

Close your eyes

Come with me...

We'll go back in time-

Or to the future...

Perhaps staying here is better.

In the dark- the dank

We'll wander, our glazed

conformist



eyes

Falling Forward, from Night

toward Incinerator's Light

Burn

Shiver but dont get cold-

Never burn

never feel-

Acting in the eyes of Watchers

for our Souls Must Never...





We Can Never...

Reach for Freedom-

No, wait, Take your hand Away

You'll be Burned.

There will be pain....

isnt it so much Easier to


Follow.



Stay.




Act Like.



Talk Like.


Be Me!

Idividuality is the Crime-

The sentence...

A Murdered Heart

A dying soul....

We'll make it so!

They are a danger....

A light.....

They seek the end of our safe night...

Our thoughtless plight....

Never Reach-

Never Fight.

Trust Us, We Are Right.

You'd Burn in Real Freedom's Light.

Turn your back of them...

Turn away...

Their's is a cold....

Unending....

Night.

Burn with us.... in Freedom's light....



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.Izzy. said...
Nov. 8, 2011 at 6:09 pm:
I loved the way you formatted this-you definitely held my attention. In the line, "Individuality is the crime", you forgot to add the 'n' but that's not too big of a deal. I really liked this poem. Please...write more :D
 
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Hazel-daisy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 28, 2011 at 7:22 pm:
i really like this! it has a great message and its written really well so well done i guess! :)
 
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CarrieAnn13This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jul. 22, 2011 at 11:00 pm:
This is a great poem with a great message!  You write amazing poetry. :)
 
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Emily.L said...
Jul. 22, 2011 at 1:28 pm:
This just keeps my attention going throughout the entire thing...
 
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hanging_girl_666 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 21, 2011 at 11:20 pm:
Amazing. I really like it. ALOT
 
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Garnet77 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 20, 2011 at 5:45 pm:
I completely agree with PaRaNoRmAl627. This is truly all around beautiful. I love the spacing--it adds to the poem a lot. This is wonderful :)
 
DaylightDarkness replied...
Jul. 20, 2011 at 6:32 pm :
thank you everybody. Funnily enough the first person who rated this poem only gave it one star, so you've made me feel better. ^^
 
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PaRaNoRmAl627This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jul. 18, 2011 at 9:25 pm:
Wow. This is haunting, honest, brave, eloquent, and all around beautiful. Don't ever stop writing. You have a lot of talent :) I didn't see any glaring grammatical errors either, which is a major plus. Great job! Five stars :)
 
Megan.J.B replied...
Jul. 20, 2011 at 4:14 pm :
I really liked this and it was truly beautiful. You have a lot of talent when it comes to poetry . :)
 
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