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The Dying Thoughts of an Atheist

October 21, 2015
By Maculate_Dream DIAMOND, Riverside, California
Maculate_Dream DIAMOND, Riverside, California
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Favorite Quote:
I have not failed, I just found 10,000 ways to not succeed.

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.

The horror throughout my life,
Although many are sick with glee,
How others are filled with strife
And it remains to be seen.
Watch as the unions of kings
Swim in their own pool of greed;
While the devil below sings
About the day that they bleed.
While there is no God to trust
With these actions of mine,
Make my bones fill with dust
And my eyes to become blind.
Although I perish from this land,
Keep my love in your gentle hand.

The author's comments:

I had the description but I lost it. This poem is about a man who is losing hope in everything around him from society to government to God and at the end, he realizes that the obly thing that mattered was love. (Cheesy). Enjoy.

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on Dec. 9 2015 at 9:19 pm
winny_addams PLATINUM, Menomonie, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
Never judge a book you've never read!

life is beautiful you just have to push out the negatives n think about the positives

on Nov. 24 2015 at 11:04 am
Breanna_Valentine PLATINUM, Sullivan, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Hope for the best and prepare for the worst."
"Everything happens for a reason."
Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.
Doug Firebaugh

I used to think that life is just like a war, but it isnt its a test, to see how you can live greatly.

on Nov. 1 2015 at 11:46 am
quillpen BRONZE, LaGrange, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"The troublesome ones in a family are always the wits or the idiots." -George Eliot

I really admire how you captured this profound despair. I particularly loved the line, "while the Devil below sings about the day that they bleed"-- really haunting, but beautiful.