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A Harsh Word

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“You do not want a friend.
You want a therapist.

You do not want a spouse.
You want a servant.

You do not want sons or daughters.
You want trophies and medals.

You do not want church.
You want entertainment.

You do not know how to love.
Yet you want to be loved.

You do not want love.
You want sex.

You do not want poetry.
You want philosophy.

You do not want philosophy.
You want poetry.

You do not want to try.
Yet you demand the world.

You do not want to listen.
You do not hear.

You do not want to look.
You do not see.”



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hippiechick99 said...
Apr. 13, 2012 at 8:02 am
I really loved the over-all idea of the poem, but just a question (You don't have to answer) Who is talking?
 
hippiechick99 said...
Apr. 13, 2012 at 8:02 am
I really loved the over-all idea of the poem, but just a question (You don't have to answer) Who is talking?
 
Neytiri said...
Mar. 8, 2012 at 3:10 pm
Woah... very unique and unusual style... I LOVE IT! Very thrilling... keep it up dude! x
 
Allia822 said...
Mar. 2, 2012 at 2:47 pm
This was really good. I like your style of writing which flows very nicely.
 
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