Society | Teen Ink


December 27, 2021
By NicoleRV SILVER, Lawerance, Massachusetts
NicoleRV SILVER, Lawerance, Massachusetts
6 articles 0 photos 17 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Failure is a bruise not a tattoo"
-Jon Sinclair

We create “known rules”

Like men don’t cry

Or don’t show your thigh

Because men will be "distracted"

We talk about freedom of speech

But when the youth wants to speak

We are silenced 

We are exposed to violence

We hear of the bullets blistering,

Between an innocent child’s skin

The loud thoughts that are thrown into a trash bin

That pile up until they commit sucicide

The whispers of the victims’ linger within me but nobody hears?

Why? Did they all disappear?

The author's comments:

This poem talks about gun violence, and on the "rules of society". It also talks about the youth being silenced. I believe each and everyone one of us has a voice. 

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Afra DIAMOND said...
on Feb. 22 at 1:16 am
Afra DIAMOND, Kandy, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"You can’t ask other people to believe you and vote for you if you don’t back yourself."
-Jacinda Ardern-

"If I can make someone's day brighter, happier, better, that makes me happier."
-Ava Max-

"A writer must never be short of ideas."
-Gabriel Agreste- (Fictional character- Miraculous)

"A Bridge Has Two Sides."
-Elsa- (Fictional character- Frozen)

β€œI knew who I was as a girl but I had to find who I was as a woman.”
-Delta Goodrem-

I totally agree with you...Nice work getting this lovely poem on editor's choice...πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»