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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Other  |  House: Booksie Classic

Some people like to bury their heads in the sand about what is really going on in this world.



Back away.

Back away,

From things you might see.

Keep your eyes shielded

From controversy.


Close your ears.

Close your ears,

Don’t listen to lies.

You want to ignore

All the screams and the cries.


Don’t you ask.

Don’t you ask,

You don’t want to know

The truth of it all,

Just go with the flow.


Bury it.

Bury it,

Stick your head in the sand.

Keep being ignorant,

It will be grand.




An excuse it is not.

Open your eyes to

The world that we’ve got.

Submitted: August 12, 2016

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Lionel Walfish

Absolutely true.
Look what's going on in the world today.
And Hully, you've found the right words to portray it.
GOOD ONE !!!!!

Fri, August 12th, 2016 7:44pm


Thanks again, Lionel. Some people seem to need a bit of a shock before they'll take notice of anything.

Fri, August 12th, 2016 12:51pm

Mike Stevens

A fine poem, Hully, and that seems to be prevalent, doesn't it?

Fri, August 12th, 2016 9:14pm


You're posting yesterday inspired this. People, well some of them, need shaking up before they take any notice of what is going on.

Fri, August 12th, 2016 2:20pm

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