Signs

October 27, 2013
By Ojewel SILVER, Portland, Oregon
Ojewel SILVER, Portland, Oregon
6 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
Tomorrow's gonna be better


Not one day can you walk the streets
Without passing by the signs
The signs that beg and plead and warn and threaten
The signs that are dull and shiny and old and new

Not one day can you walk the streets
Without passing by the signs
The signs held by shops and car-washers
The signs held by the poor and needy

Not one day can you walk the streets
Without passing by the signs
The signs that say to do this
The signs that say to not do that

Not one day can you walk the streets
Without passing by the signs
The signs that beg and plead and warn and threaten
The signs that are dull and shiny and old and new

The signs that are begging for an eye and attention
The signs that are seen and ignored by all
Not one day can you walk the streets
Without passing by the signs


The author's comments:
I got the idea for this peice from a song called "Signs" that my dad used to sing to me when I was little. It talked about how signs kept this person from doing what he wanted, and I wanted to say something like that too.

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Ojewel SILVER said...
on Nov. 2 2013 at 6:47 pm
Ojewel SILVER, Portland, Oregon
6 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
Tomorrow's gonna be better

Thanks this is my first submission, so I was kindof nervous about it.  

on Oct. 30 2013 at 12:08 pm
kailasulli SILVER, Asheboro, North Carolina
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I like the repetition this is a great piece! :)


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