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Afraid Of What We Have

October 22, 2013
By Shade3043 DIAMOND, Shade3043 Did This, In Case Of Anonymous, Other
Shade3043 DIAMOND, Shade3043 Did This, In Case Of Anonymous, Other
87 articles 0 photos 168 comments

Favorite Quote:
When I was a boy, I would always hear scary things in the news and my mother would say to me, "Always look for the helpers. Everywhere you look you will always find people helping." - Fred Rogers


Rebellion is not unlike a blind sheep
All the promises it failed to keep
Ignoring those who bleed
Another shade of greed
As innocence begins to weep

Out there on the battlefield
The violence, it shall not yield
When unavoidable, impending death
Seems more likely with every coming breath
Just to be the one who once kneeled

Dear God, please guided the lost lamb
Because the shepards just don't give a damn
I bless your poor soul
as you pay the final toll
"I'm afraid we have some bad news, Ma'am."



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on May. 25 2014 at 10:18 pm
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
324 articles 10 photos 1165 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks

Beautiful!  XD

on Apr. 28 2014 at 12:43 am
burningpizzavoid SILVER, ROYAL PALM BEACH, Florida
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oooh this is good :D *thumbs up*

raeee GOLD said...
on Apr. 9 2014 at 11:22 pm
raeee GOLD, Walla Walla, Georgia
15 articles 3 photos 62 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Would she hear me if I called her name? Would she hold me if she knew my shame? Would she even love me if I was to blame?" -Favourite poem ever♥

I loved it, Kev. Well written. Beautiful story. 

on Apr. 9 2014 at 11:19 pm
BalladOfMonaLisa PLATINUM, Na, Other
24 articles 0 photos 65 comments

Favorite Quote:
To love and to be loved; to hurt and to be hurt. These are the ideals that make up humanity. ~Me (Lisa)

Excellent work. A couple grammatical errors, but overall well written. I really liked it.

Britzey BRONZE said...
on Feb. 26 2014 at 8:03 pm
Britzey BRONZE, Walkersville, Maryland
1 article 1 photo 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
Live as is you were to die tomorrow Learn as if you were to live forever.

I love the story that this poem delivers. Keep up the good work

on Nov. 11 2013 at 10:05 pm
DontxstopxImagining BRONZE, Janesville, Wisconsin
2 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
My thoughts are stars I can not fathom into constellations - John Green

This was lovely

Alabian GOLD said...
on Oct. 27 2013 at 11:41 am
Alabian GOLD, Limbo, Other
13 articles 2 photos 125 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you can fly, don't stop at the sky cause there are footprints on the moon" - Owl City

WHOA! If i could give this 6 stars, I could! This is no doubt my favorite poem that you've written so far! I love it! It's so impactful and beautiful and serious all at the same time! Your writing never ceases to awe me. O_o *Shakes head in amazement* Amazing. Totally amazing.