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The Children of Today

May 4, 2009
By Zuzanna BRONZE, Pheonix, Arizona
Zuzanna BRONZE, Pheonix, Arizona
1 article 60 photos 54 comments

Favorite Quote:
Practice is like an introduction in a book - Plain boring and easy to skip
A Creation is like the story that slowly drags you in- amazing
Not reading the intro is like giving up on part of the book
Not practicing is like destroying your creation

We throw our innocence against the
Cold wall.
They used to stand in our
But we are not the same.
They underestimate us although they are the ones to
For we are the tame ones,
Unlike them we can claim
We drink their drinks and walk in their shoes.
Pretend to be like them.
Only to be thrown back down once more.
Our numbers are many but our strength is
As one we can fight but alone we
We bleed their blood but even so we are cast aside.
As if we are merely simple objects bought to match the
You ask who are we?
Or who are they?
We are the children of today.
They are the
Who call themselves…

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on Nov. 6 2011 at 1:53 pm
Wordscantsay BRONZE, Yuma, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
When she was just a girl she expected the world. But it flew away from her reach, so she ran away in her sleep...
- Coldplay

Very true!!!! Loveing this poem

Norrbom said...
on Jul. 9 2010 at 7:58 pm
Norrbom, Salt Lake City, Utah
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This poem has a lot of thought put into it. It also seems to have multiple true meanings. Great Job!

_AMZ_ BRONZE said...
on Jul. 2 2010 at 10:54 pm
_AMZ_ BRONZE, Hemet, California
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Favorite Quote:
"life is like a box of never know what you're going to get"

Old people do revert back to true

on Aug. 21 2009 at 2:34 am
MorningStar15 DIAMOND, Orange, Vermont
71 articles 2 photos 179 comments
i liked it

on Aug. 20 2009 at 2:06 am
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
17 articles 0 photos 568 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

great! this is really very good. i like all the points you put into the poem. very good job!

on Aug. 20 2009 at 12:54 am
kiwi12 PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
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This makes me thoughtful.