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Prison City

November 7, 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


Gliding through rare sights
Feet touching the ground
Cars flashing their headlights
Bones no longer bound

Graffiti on a tired wall
Bricks falling away
At night we revive them all
People reversing the decay

But the circles, they don't hear me out
Everybody's filled with doubt
Why keep convincing to push away the bane?
When it all only comes back again?

Urban wastelands, desolate
Ask me if it's dead.
Life has just been sacrificed to just put
Ease into my head
Trapped inside the corridors
Of an urban catastrophe
Welcome, welcome
To your own Prison City



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on May. 25 2014 at 9:45 pm
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
324 articles 10 photos 1166 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

I really like this. The imagery is fantastic! CX

on Nov. 10 2013 at 11:31 pm
Cat-Girl PLATINUM, Nyania, Planet Nyan, Oklahoma
20 articles 7 photos 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
"That's what's wrong with the people in this world; they believe they can do well by just getting by when they need to aim for the highest."
-Keith Anderson
"You can never hope to build a better world without improving the individuals."
-Marie Curie

I love the wording and figurative language in this. This poem is EPIC nice job, Shade!!!! :3 Provides cool mental image for when teens are lost in their thoughts