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In the City

In the city there are no stars
There’re artificial lights, skyscrapers, and cars
No stars wink and twinkle at you
The clear night pool is disturbed by something new
I turn my eyes towards the night sky
And wonder how others can live with this lie
The city is a wasted space
Filled with an alien life packaged with lace
I cover my eyes with my hand
And send a desperate wish to some distant land
For in the city it’s hard to sleep
Without shining stars to watch over you keep
In the city there are no stars
There’re artificial lights, skyscrapers and cars



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so_joyThis 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...
Sept. 5, 2012 at 8:21 pm:
I enjoy the city for a little bit, but after a while I feel just as you described. Magnificent writing. Unique idea. Great job!:) Please read, rate and comment on my poems! Thanks!  
 
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thatgirl99 said...
Aug. 2, 2012 at 8:14 pm:
Amazing!This poem is reminiscent of one of your previous poems, The Rhythm of Life.  Thank you for incorporating such issues as protecting our environment into your beautiful poetry. 
 
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writer3499 said...
Jul. 1, 2012 at 6:16 pm:
amazing!! I completly understand what the poem is about! Great job
 
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Tamara M. said...
Apr. 15, 2012 at 2:02 pm:
I like the poem. The problem is important, I think...
 
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