Innocence Gone - Mind Opened.

April 5, 2011
Your sweet.
Too sweet.

I'm concerned.
I'm ashamed.

You are modest.
Yet, you lack
respect towards
others in
your path
of destruction.

You take innocence.
You infect with
your so-called "wisdom".

Yet, it is not wisdom.
It is arrogance.
It is "pleasure".

You are naive.

It's your true nature.

Those whom you have turned
into addicts of lust.

Of pleasure.

Look what you have done to me.

Realize that you ruin minds.
Minds of purity.

Minds that strive to one day be

"Something" other than foul

It was not wanted,
You were not invited

My innocence is gone,
you just stride by.

No longer the modest man I
had believed you to be.

I was wrong.
My mind is no longer pure.

Yet - I do have something
to thank you for.

You have opened my eyes,
you have inspired me.

To ignite excellence.

To make people aware.

And though you are so foul,
there is goodness in you.

I can only pray that you will
realize the horror you have
caused the world.

Those you have harmed.

And I will continue
broadening horizons.

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SMWells said...
Jul. 1, 2011 at 6:25 pm
I cannot honestly say this poem didn't upset me, I hate thinking about such things.  But I think it is very sweet of you to not bare any ressentment. I hate to say it, but I'm not so forgiving.  Mother says if I believed in God I would be more forgiving.  Do you believe in God?
Anagam said...
Jul. 1, 2011 at 1:09 pm

I love when after something bad happens there is still sooo much hope and people move OONN!! :D

Your poem is full of that power. Awesome job :)

Anagam replied...
Jul. 1, 2011 at 1:32 pm
omg. i didn't read you comment. I don't wish ANYONE to go throught that. This reminds me of the book Crank.
BellelaVie said...
Jun. 30, 2011 at 1:59 am
This is beautiful. If that guy did that to you, don't use him as hate, use him as fuel- fuel for beautiful writing like this. Well written, simple and powerfully wrentching.
LifeAnomolous said...
Jun. 30, 2011 at 12:33 am
Fantastic.  - simple as that.
topofmylungs said...
Jun. 29, 2011 at 9:45 pm
If this has really happened to you, my heart goes out to you. 
silence-is-loud said...
Jun. 29, 2011 at 9:39 pm
My heart broke open while reading this poem... it really did. Great job.
Little-Irish-Girl said...
Jun. 29, 2011 at 5:54 pm
Has this really happened to you? It's so sad but that is what makes writing powerful. I am truly sorry if this has happened and want you to know that you have great courage. Great Job.
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