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This Broken World

August 28, 2022
By Luthi3n GOLD, Doriath, Minnesota
Luthi3n GOLD, Doriath, Minnesota
13 articles 0 photos 29 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A writer is a world trapped inside a person." —Victor Hugo

We both found different ways to save the world
But only broke it as we tried
We're here together, you and I
Maybe we're on different sides
But what's a side in this broken world?
You know I tried

I see you, you see me
We're different and the same
We're both broken in different ways
But being broken makes us the same

Maybe you're a monster, but so am I
Or maybe we're both human, so we can try
To save this broken world

So many ones who are gone
What would they say if they could see us now?
I don't know how to go on, but we must go on
We have to try

I see you, you see me
I know the things we've done
We don't know how to save the world
Maybe this world is so broken it can't be saved
Maybe we're the broken ones and everything we touch, it breaks
But we'll still try to save the world
This broken world

We blame each other for this broken world
But we're both broken
We're both human
Just two people trying to save the world

I see you, you're human
You broke the world, but so did I
I see you, we're people
We're not so different, you and I
We're just trying and failing to save the world
This broken world

Maybe we have to be monsters to save the world from them
Or maybe there's another way that we aren't able to see
What if you, and what if I, could see each other
Not as enemies, just broken people in a broken world

If we keep blaming each other, instead of working together
We'll never save the world
Maybe it's hopeless, but will you work with me to save the world?
Maybe you and I, together we can save the world
Save this broken world

The author's comments:

This was inspired by the anime Attack on Titan, specifically Season Four.

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Afra ELITE said...
on Aug. 29 2022 at 11:33 am
Afra ELITE, Kandy, Other
104 articles 7 photos 1814 comments

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

This is so good!!!