The way things are

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
I like knocking up poems, that's all.

Submitted: July 14, 2017

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Submitted: July 14, 2017



You're going to see things that you don't want to see,

You're going to hear things that you don't want to hear.

Whatever they turn out to be,

You're still you, and don't have to fear.


You'll hear a great rushing of the wind through the trees,

You'll see the breaking up of the earth from an earthquake.

You'll hear the roaring of the seas,

Just take stock of yourself, for heaven's sake.


You'll see a comet dashing to the earth,

With intentions to set it on fire.

All these things threatened before your birth,

When there was no wood and no brier.


There's a path already laid out for you,

You just have to walk upon it carefully.

And no matter what you say or do,

It stll turns out as your duty.


Some things you can change, others not,

Still you move another rung up the ladder.

Whether it is cold or hot,

Your heart becomes gladder.

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