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I Wish I Knew

January 3, 2013
By GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine


I wish I knew everything
Why true love turns out to be false
How brother and sister can hate each other
Why peace isn’t a real term
How people can turn away from the helpless
Why freedom isn’t free
How they take advantage of the giving
Why we hate
How we hate
And then sometimes I wish I knew nothing.



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on Sep. 16 2013 at 9:24 am
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Thanks for reading and the feedback. :)

on Sep. 15 2013 at 5:13 pm
elycavill SILVER, Samobor, Other
5 articles 0 photos 186 comments

Favorite Quote:
Leave nothing but footprints,
Take nothing but pictures,
Kill nothing but time.

True and short. Love the part *why freedom isn't free*, you've got a talent and are using it proper.

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:36 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Thanks for reading!!

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:35 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Yeah, it is. Thanks for reading. :)

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:34 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Thanks! :D

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:33 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it. ^__^

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:32 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Thanks! I'm glad you liked it. :)

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:15 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Thanks!! Maybe I'll do just that... :)

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:13 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Thank you. :)

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:12 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

I see what you mean....thanks for pointing that out. :)

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:11 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Thanks for the advice!! :)

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:09 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Thank ya. :)

on Jul. 24 2013 at 12:08 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Thanks. I'm glad you appreciated it. :)

on Apr. 1 2013 at 4:13 pm
Jade.I.Am ELITE, Fishers, Indiana
214 articles 14 photos 1163 comments

Favorite Quote:
“If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
― Charles Bukowski

Wow, is was incredible. I loved the ending, it's so true! Sad but true :)

on Feb. 21 2013 at 7:13 pm
Stella_Val_Illicia GOLD, Salt Lake City, Utah
13 articles 0 photos 248 comments

Favorite Quote:
"In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people angry and been widely regarded as a bad idea."
--Douglas Adams

This is so incredibly true, and I love that you were able to put voice to all those things that people hate about themselves and each other, while still making it sound poetic. Great piece!

on Jan. 31 2013 at 10:59 pm
MorenSore SILVER, Albuquerque, New Mexico
9 articles 0 photos 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right of being able to do what we ought."
~Lord Acton

Sad how these things are so true, it sounds like the poem i just submited called " man in Aromor." it should be up in a few days, but not yet.

on Jan. 25 2013 at 3:10 pm
In_Love_with_Writing GOLD, Easton, Pennsylvania
12 articles 0 photos 389 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Phillipians 4:13

very powerful. really good :)

on Jan. 24 2013 at 12:44 pm
GreekGoddess BRONZE, Andover, Connecticut
3 articles 0 photos 182 comments
I love this peice! As I was reading I kept thinking, those are really good questions. Asome work!

on Jan. 17 2013 at 8:46 pm
Emma-Riley PLATINUM, No, Other
44 articles 0 photos 50 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Take my hand i give it to you, now you own me all i am, you said you would never leave me, i believe you, i believe..."
-Flyleaf

This poem is amazing! It left my wondering why you asked those questions... but at the same time i could sort of relate to what you were saying. it seems to tell an unspoken story (or two) and i love reading poetry that 'speakes'. Good job!!!

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on Jan. 16 2013 at 3:44 am
XweienX, Shah Alam, Other
0 articles 0 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
Be inspired to be an inspiration.

Short, yet bursting with meaning! I especially love these two lines: "Why true love turns out to be false" and "Why freedom isn't free". It would be great if you could write a poem that is full of these meaningful sentences. Keep up the great job!


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