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Foolish Bliss

March 2, 2018
By Rhiannon_4 DIAMOND, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Rhiannon_4 DIAMOND, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
72 articles 87 photos 198 comments

Favorite Quote:
If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.
- Native American proverb

Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.
- Dylan Thomas

What is past is past -- it is the present and the future that concern us.
- Hiawatha, founder of the Iroquois Confederacy


We think we create our own bliss;

But it's all just foolishness;

We take every chance we get;

Just to make another wish.

 

We put up towering walls;

And create codes of laws;

But it will all come crashing down;

Because everything always falls.

 

There's nothing to stop the dawn;

It would take too long;

The beginning of a new day;

Where all our cities are gone.

 

We hide behind a facade;

While the options are weighed;

We hide in citadels;

While the decisions are made.

 

The choices are made for us;

We never make a fuss;

What freedom we do have;

A people that always distrusts.

 

We push each other down;

To increase our renown;

We encourage division;

Always competing for the crown.

 

We think we create our own bliss;

But it's all just foolishness;

We take every chance we get;

Just to make another wish.



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on Jul. 9 2018 at 12:11 pm
Rhiannon_4 DIAMOND, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
72 articles 87 photos 198 comments

Favorite Quote:
If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.
- Native American proverb

Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.
- Dylan Thomas

What is past is past -- it is the present and the future that concern us.
- Hiawatha, founder of the Iroquois Confederacy

@CompoundArcher
Oops, accidentally hit enter there. Thank you for taking the time to read my work! I really appreciate the comment!

on Jul. 9 2018 at 12:11 pm
Rhiannon_4 DIAMOND, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
72 articles 87 photos 198 comments

Favorite Quote:
If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.
- Native American proverb

Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.
- Dylan Thomas

What is past is past -- it is the present and the future that concern us.
- Hiawatha, founder of the Iroquois Confederacy

@CompoundArcher

on Jul. 7 2018 at 10:53 pm
CompoundArcher GOLD, Broomfield, Colorado
10 articles 2 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I Have Not Failed. I've Just Found 10, 000 Ways That Something Won't Work." Thomas Edison

"Surely this world-so beautifully diversified in its forms and motions-could not have arisen except from the perfectly free will of God, who provides and governs all things." Roger Cotes

"Don't doubt the Creator, because it is inconceivable that accidents alone could be the controller of this universe.'' Isaac Newton

"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." Abraham Lincoln

@Malcolm_Chase YES SHE DOES!! Good job :) Added this one (among other's of your's) to my favorites

on Jun. 15 2018 at 11:36 am
Rhiannon_4 DIAMOND, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
72 articles 87 photos 198 comments

Favorite Quote:
If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.
- Native American proverb

Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.
- Dylan Thomas

What is past is past -- it is the present and the future that concern us.
- Hiawatha, founder of the Iroquois Confederacy

@Malcolm_Chase Thank you!

on Mar. 19 2018 at 2:40 pm
Malcolm_Chase PLATINUM, Madison, South Dakota
31 articles 0 photos 161 comments

Favorite Quote:
Not all those who wander are lost
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it
- Confucius

Believe you can and you're halfway there
- Theodore Roosevelt

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
- Albert Camus

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
- Aristotle

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
- Audrey Hepburn

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Wow! I really love his song! It's so heartfelt and deep. Summer_R_Quinn has real talent!


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