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The Pipe of Parallelism

September 28, 2011
By leatherina GOLD, Sicklerville, New Jersey
leatherina GOLD, Sicklerville, New Jersey
19 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
“A hero is someone who rebels or seems to rebel against the facts of existence and seems to conquer them. Obviously that can only work at moments. It can't be a lasting thing. That's not saying that people shouldn't keep trying to rebel against the facts of existence. Someday, who knows, we might conquer death, disease and war.” -Jim Morrison

Valley of Misunderstood

Come with us, we’ll do you good,
In this Valley of Misunderstood.
Our brains are made of pilfered gold.
We only know what others don’t.

We could never be dangerous.
We’re only harmful to ourselves.
Geniuses of the world, oppressed,
Not afraid to embrace an early death.

Bleeding fast internally,
Listen to the muffled screams.
We’ll never leave, even if we could,
Our home, this Valley of Misunderstood.

We’re only happy when we’re said.
Weeping for a world gone bad.
Try to murder us for our ways.
Our blood will haunt you for all your days.

If normality is what you lack,
Come bear this cross upon your back.
If your back is made of steel, your heart of hollow wood,
You belong in the Valley of Misunderstood.

The author's comments:
I'm the strangest eccentric you'll ever meet. This song sums up how I feel about my place in this world.

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This article has 3 comments.

on Dec. 14 2012 at 1:47 am
Basya44 PLATINUM, Brighton, Massachusetts
36 articles 1 photo 77 comments
This is reallllyy good- kind of a similar message to my poem- Sole and Separate. I also have a poem about parallelism called Aloof, if you wanna check those out. Anyways, keep up the amazing writing!

on Jul. 20 2012 at 4:55 pm
juicyfan6 BRONZE, Mount Laurel, New Jersey
1 article 0 photos 46 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I solemnly swear that I am up to no good." - J.K. Rowling

I like how this poem is so unique! Great job! :) 

peaceout GOLD said...
on Oct. 5 2011 at 7:18 pm
peaceout GOLD, Cleveland, Ohio
17 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't ask what the meaning of life is. You define it.

Wow. This is really unique from anything else I've read. you put me in another world, this is one of my favorites