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I know there's never ending hurt,
I know there's meaningless pain,
It seems like it’ll never stop-
There are always torrents of rain.

There's lying and revenge,
There's selfishness and pride,
Whatever evil there may be,
It’s not just in your homes: it's worldwide.

But if you keep your eyes wide open
There is always a ray of hope,
Even in the darkest places
Where you don’t think you can’t cope.

People are hungry for change,
But they don’t know a way,
If you shine your light,
Goodness might win today.



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StarSophiaThis 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. 8, 2013 at 3:14 pm:
Beautiful poem and very inspiring!  People can always use a reminder to shine their light.  Keep up the great work!
 
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jackiee129 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 19, 2012 at 10:15 am:
This is a very beautiful and inspirational poem. I liked how you kept it simple, it really made the message that much stronger. keep it up!
 
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