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A New Generation

November 10, 2010
By Meganella SILVER, Laconia, New Hampshire
Meganella SILVER, Laconia, New Hampshire
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I hear the hum inside my ears. Of children’s cries and lonely tears.

I write them down onto the page. With a pen I break the cage.

Holding truth down with ink. I will make the whole world think.

I will shake awake the sleeping crowd. And make the weakest voice ring loud.

The slave will wake to see the sun. The young girl will no longer have to run.

Those who fight for rights will win. This is the day it will all begin.

When the call for freedom will sound true. And the end of this misery will come into view.

Some will not believe this as truth. But I have faith in the coming youth.

That we will stand for something more. That we will break the very core.

The core of injustice and cruel ways. So let us bring about better days.

Let this generation blaze the way. So in history books they may say,

That we spoke as one united voice. That we gave hope and created a choice

A choice of life, freedom, and a future still. Because we had the way and we had the will.

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on Nov. 28 2010 at 7:49 pm
silence-is-loud GOLD, Chicago, Illinois
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Thissss iisss awessomme. sosososososososososoooo powerful. :)

on Nov. 24 2010 at 6:24 pm
jh6-4ever SILVER, Cornish Flat, New Hampshire
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Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present. :)

This is truely amazing. The way you constructed it, and the way your lines flow is just flawless. Plus the strength and dedication and drive that you voice through this poem, shows exactly how well this generation can change the world. Thank you so much for sharing. I enjoyed this very much. Please keep writing. Check out my stuff too if you have time.