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

Deep thinking often leads to this...

As children of this generation
We inherit a broken world,

In which the weight of undoing the damage that's been done
Settles onto our shoulders,

And once we're gone
Our attempts ringing hollow,

All we can do is pass the torch onto the ones who succeed us
in hopes that it stays lit.

Submitted: June 24, 2011

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The poem is nice and true. Though the last one seemed to lose its edge--like poetic essence if you know what I mean. Keep writing!!

Fri, June 24th, 2011 9:02am


I might've goofed up in the end. Sorry about that! :P

Fri, June 24th, 2011 10:22am


This poem definitely shows the truth. Each generation certainly has a responsibility to care for the world. Let's hope our generation's attempts do not ring hollow.

Fri, June 24th, 2011 3:45pm


I think very deep sometimes :)) Glad you enjoyed it :))

Fri, June 24th, 2011 10:09am


Very true...sad part is, WE get blamed for the world being the way it is. love this one :)

Thu, June 30th, 2011 11:16pm


VERY true, this one just literally just came out of no where o.O so i wrote it down and then it made sense. I love that you love it. :))

Thu, June 30th, 2011 4:25pm


I like this, and so very true to, i love it!?

Fri, July 1st, 2011 4:11pm


Aww, thank-you, my foster parents like to say I'm way to wise for my age... guess it's true XP

Fri, July 1st, 2011 2:12pm

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