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November 9, 2009
By Lay18 PLATINUM, Portsmouth, Virginia
Lay18 PLATINUM, Portsmouth, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
Live and Learn

I here the chains clicking
I hear the spirital songs
Should I put down my plow and join along
I hear the cries of a mother grief and I know nothing can ever compare
At that moment my heart starting hurting for my own mother despair
I hear the sound of a whip being slashed through the air
I stoped and looked at the world around me
It was harsh and wrong
And I wondered was this gods plan
To work a group of people to death just because of the color of their skin.

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on Aug. 29 2010 at 1:48 pm
Kingfan123 GOLD, Charles Town, West Virginia
17 articles 6 photos 46 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life moves pretty fast, if you don't stop to look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
"I'd rather stand alone for the right reasons than stand popular for the wrong."

GREAT POEM!!! Has such seriousness and emotion! Loved it! Keep up the great work!