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Buried Treasures

September 1, 2010
By haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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Where is the kindness?
Behind the things that we do,
Whatever happened to,
“You respect me and I’ll respect you”.

Where is the chivalry?
Within the hearts of charming boys,
They trick the minds of girls,
Playing them like pretty toys.

Where is the self-respect?
Hidden in the souls of lost teens,
Altering themselves to be seen,
Natural beauty replaced by plastic machines.

Where is the motivation?
Behind the dreams that we chase,
Better follow this path called the “right way to live”,
Or our future time will erase.

Where is the love?
Expressed through meaningless words and rings,
Chocolates, jewelry and summer flings,
Really don’t amount to anything.

We have to dig for it,
The kindness, self-respect, chivalry, motivation and love,
The important things are not handed to us in this material world,
Look into your heart and above.

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on Oct. 15 2011 at 2:03 pm
billlover420 GOLD, Justin, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Boy, when you're dead, they really fix you up. I hope to hell when I do die somebody has sense enough to just dump me in the river or something. Anything except sticking me in a goddam cemetery.  People coming and putting a bunch of flowers on your stomach on Sunday, and all that crap. Who wants flowers when you're dead? Nobody. ~J.D. Salinger,The Catcher in the Rye,

im in love with all of ur writting

on Oct. 8 2010 at 10:11 pm
haventy0uheard PLATINUM, Kings Park, New York
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thank you so much that means alot to me! i will definetely check out your work, i bet you're super talented as well! :D

on Oct. 6 2010 at 5:12 pm
Someone_Who_Is_Loved GOLD, Mount Forest, Other
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Favorite Quote:
This quote is one I made up.....
"You can't climb a mountian without a harness." It means that you can't go where you want to get in life without the help of your friends or family.

OMG, I just have 2 tell you that ur one of my fave writer's on this website...I love ur creative writing. Check out my stuff :) Thanx (P.S. U'r really good at writing, so keep it up)