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In life and death

March 8, 2009
By okeydokey SILVER, Cle Elum, Washington
okeydokey SILVER, Cle Elum, Washington
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In life and death

In life, everyone strives for perfection
but so many innocent get rejection.
Everyone at one point will be infected
with the poison of dejection.

You, me, everyone will be
ejected from themselves, for all eternity.
no one will stand a chance against the disease of jealousy.

There might be a few who survive,
but they will be lucky to not die.
When everyone around them falls,
at least they can say, "you tried".

Maybe the dead will have some quiet
up in heaven, without any riot.
But the one who commits terrible sins
will go to Hell, where no one wins.

In death, everyone strives for peace.
They hope that all bad things will cease.
In heaven, everything is supposed to be happy.
That's what angels are for, to help the goodness increase.

The author's comments:
the first verse was actually a class assignment. We did a thing called a quatrain, and then i just felt like it wasn't quite finished yet, so i wrote the rest of it.
it's not like my usual personality, but i really like it. enjoy!

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on May. 26 2010 at 5:54 pm
CanYouSeeTheCrazy PLATINUM, Cle Elum, Washington
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Favorite Quote:
"I know why everyone in this world is so desperate to find love."
"Oh yeah? Why then?"
"Because, it's the closest thing we have to magic."

thanks so much! i'm not one for poetry, but one day this just spewed out and i like it. =]

on May. 26 2010 at 2:54 pm
WeepingWillow SILVER, Needham, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

I really like this poem because it is so true about the hardships of life that everyone has to face. Keep it up :)