Do I Dare?

November 12, 2010
By kidmick98 GOLD, Gulliver, Michigan
kidmick98 GOLD, Gulliver, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
I will act as if I do make a difference. -- William James


Do I dare disturb the universe?
Do I dare take that chance?
Do I dare take that tiny step to make the world more diverse?
Do I dare break the chains of conformity so that I can leap and dance?
Do I dare disturb the universe? Do I dare?
Do I dare disturb the universe, Do I dare shatter the mirror of everyone?
Do I dare take this chance, or do I really care?
About what everyone else thinks could have been done?
Do I dare disturb the universe, sopping with content-ness
In living in the uniform Cass System called the human race?
Do I dare disturb the universe? Will I ever settle for less?
Do I dare disturb the universe, Am I willing to face
Anything she spits at me, will I seize it, will I accept it?
Do I dare disturb the universe? Will I gather it in my arms?
Will I love it, embrace it, and never let go? Each moment, each bit?
Do I dare disturb the universe? Whatever she brings, However many the harms?
Do I dare disturb the universe? At least my little corner?
It could change bit by bit
Or reverse to the former
Do I dare disturb the universe? Or will I fall into a pit?
Do I dare disturb the universe; does she disturb me
Enough to write this verse?
Enough to be free?
Do I dare disturb the universe?
Do I dare disturb the universe? Do I dare strike a match and light her on fire?
‘Till her whole cosmos ablaze awakens in wonder
And asks herself why she was not disturbed nigher
Do I dare disturb the universe?
Do I Dare?


The author's comments:
After reading this piece, I want people to ask themselves, "Do I Dare disturb the universe? Do I dare to take a chance and do what's right, although it may be different than what everyone else is doing?"
My sister, T.S. Elliot,and my friend Sarah inspired me to write this poem.

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kidmick98 GOLD said...
on Jan. 25 2011 at 3:43 pm
kidmick98 GOLD, Gulliver, Michigan
16 articles 4 photos 41 comments

Favorite Quote:
I will act as if I do make a difference. -- William James

This piece is about my friend Sarah. She is a great inspiration :  )

Brie said...
on Jan. 25 2011 at 3:42 pm
yes I do disturb the universe.It just sounds like something I would do. who is this about?

R. Moxie said...
on Nov. 30 2010 at 8:08 pm
WOW! Wonderful-- I love the whole concept of this piece-- great open ended question to throw out into the world :) Great!


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