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Author Name: Freeleahlopez 5 Comments
Date Added: July 31, 2013 17:07:57 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Ignorant to society
Our ignorance makes colour just an illusion
We latch onto black and white for vision
Purifying our naivety, protecting our fears
Whether it be blood, sweat or tears; no trace can be found
Recognition being the key to unearth beyond our judgemental lines.
We deny ourselves the truth, yet believe in immortality.

Witnessing a bag drift through the wind, can you feel itís freedom?
Ever wondered how far itís journey will be?
Do you ever question your abilities, even if they not in reach?

Swimming my way through doubt, I push so many aside
I want to express my anger, stand out in the crowd and shout
Show them a rainbow, rose petals, an oil painting
Fix their eyes on existing colour they fail to see frequently
But I know itís no use, I watch in dismay the world falling apart
And the common feeling of living a failure.
Easy to surrender to their permanent bed without a meaningful life
I pity those that hang on, waitingÖ 
 
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeBrian Dziokonski on August 2, 2013 04:09:49 PM Report
Powerful and thought provoking Mitzee. You really ripped some strong emotions out and slammed them down on the paper. Well done! Brian.
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on August 2, 2013 07:34:20 AM Report
This is so full of meaning, both personal meaning and worldly meaning.  And it is so well said, and the words seem to come so naturally.  An excellent and poignant poem, Mitzee.  Thank you for giving it to us.  David
Comment By: PremiumDan J. Mazurek on August 1, 2013 07:01:46 AM Report

I beleive pride is the culprit to our ignorance.

Till we have a slice of humble pie.

Very good you have to read it more then

once to let the light filter in.

Comment By: PremiumLindaM on July 31, 2013 08:49:39 PM Report

I thoroughly enjoyed your interesting and thought provoking write.

Linda

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on July 31, 2013 05:27:44 PM Report


My goodness very raw emotions are so well expressed!!! 

WE just have to try and keep this world together its all we got!! Hugs ~ India





 


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