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Programmed

September 15, 2014
By Clary_Fray DIAMOND, Castro Valley, California
Clary_Fray DIAMOND, Castro Valley, California
50 articles 13 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of the mind
-rwe


I always thought some people were like robots.

 

Heartless robots.

 

In this world, immersed in war and poverty, 

there are few lights to guide us.

 

The mass of robots,

their wires exposed,

and buttons pressed,

eyes glassy,

no expression.

 

Could you give me but a look?

 

When they gift you this one thing,

it sours with cruel realization

once their gaze turns your way,

you see but a cruel judgement.

 

Programmed to be this way.

 

And they do not feel. 

 

Not for me, at least.



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on Sep. 29 2014 at 7:02 pm
Clary_Fray DIAMOND, Castro Valley, California
50 articles 13 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of the mind
-rwe

Thank you so, so much! It's gratifying to know that somebody likes my art.

on Sep. 29 2014 at 11:01 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1492 comments

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To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Also, congrats on having a editor's choice. :) You deserve it. Thanks again. 

on Sep. 29 2014 at 11:01 am
EmilytheBelleofA. DIAMOND, Athens, Georgia
81 articles 5 photos 1492 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love is to be vulnerable; Triumph is born out of struggle; We notice shadows most when they stand alone in the midst of overwhelming light.

Wow. This is absolutely, amazing and true. Some people are like this. It's so true. I don't know what to say, except that you really do have a talent and greatness in you. And that your poem is amazing. Thank you so, so much for sharing this. 


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