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A wise man once told me

May 3, 2015
By Scorpio07 SILVER, Hertfordshire, Other
Scorpio07 SILVER, Hertfordshire, Other
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Favorite Quote:
There are many launguages around the world, but a smile speaks them all - Unknown

A wise man once told me

the world is a cruel place;

hierarchy and power and disgrace.


A wise man once told me

the world is a war zone;

bullying and murder and condone.


A wise man once told me

the world is an evil site;

terror and battles and fright.


A wise man once told me

the world can't be fixed;

to accept the horror in the mix!


A brave man once told me

our job is to change.

Fight for the good, and end 'deranged'

The author's comments:

Maybe 'wise' is not all.  Maybe 'wise' is just a label?

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on Sep. 12 2015 at 10:58 pm
EmmaClaire0823 GOLD, Bay Minette, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you wish to see in the world."

I really like the topic. I like most of your topics a lot. I also like how you said the brave man would try. I don't necessarily agree that a wise man has that view though your poem really got me to think. That's awesome. I've read a couple of your poems and though I like rhyme, I think you use it too much. You should really challenge yourself and try to do something different. Forget about rhyming and focus on the meaning of the poem. You're a fantastic poet. I just think you have the potential to do even more.