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Looking at Life Thorough Stained Glass

Can we really see all that is before us,
or just a blurry image of possible lies?
Can we feel what we want?
or is our judgment too unclear?
Can we taste, hear, sense what is right there,
or is the devils mark obscuring our view?
We allow others to hide our sight slightly
Not seeing what we want
But what the world wants us to assume
Can we rid our self of these blind folds?
Can we as humans freely think?
No, it’s not possible
We all look at life through stained glass
A blurry image that only shows us little
A glass so fragile yet can cause us to doubt
Not all know how to look past it
And not all of us want out
To break the glass is to show the truth
A harsh reality one cannot handle
So many will stay not wanting to see past
This is our pelage looking at life through stained glass



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thetruthawaits94 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 22, 2012 at 12:26 pm
I totally understand what you're are feeling and the way that this poem looks at life is very unique! I really enjoyed reading this one! Great job!
 
GigglyAmbar said...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 3:34 pm
This is great. I never thought of life like this. Great insight
 
.Izzy. said...
Sept. 4, 2011 at 8:45 pm
This is soo relatable! I don't have any criticism for you, I loved this! 5 stars
 
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