- Its just a poem i wrote to celebrate the differences between everyone and condeming those who judge on what they see and not what on they know

The Differences On Which We Thrive ...

My life, it seems, is stuck in reverse
A broken machine that no longer works
The gears no longer turn as they should
A life that I wouldn’t fix if I could
What is wrong with seeing with different eyes
Observing the difference on which we all thrive
A line that is drawn to far from our feet,
Is a line that is drawn far out of our reach
And when painted faces watch high from above,
Pulling the strings that we no longer love
Dancers we are and dancers we see
Packing our sidewalks and walking our streets
I’ve seen the fire inside of everyone’s eyes
Slowly extinguish in too little time
And were a left a shell of who we once were
Wearing their shoes and singing their words

Submitted: January 25, 2009

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the last two lines of the third verse, especially, are beautiful.
gorgeous poem.

Sun, January 25th, 2009 1:01pm


Thanks chlo :) it means alot, especially from you :)

Sun, January 25th, 2009 5:04am


this poem is just beautiful! i luv it! especially the last stanza. nicely done.

Sun, January 25th, 2009 6:06pm


Thankyou, it means alot to know its appreciated :)
- Seth

Sun, January 25th, 2009 2:55pm


u can write amazingly.

i am jealous

but it was beautiful

Mon, January 26th, 2009 2:01am


thankyou very much :) im glad to see that I have a fan, and it appears you are my biggest so very nice, im very grateful to you :)

Mon, January 26th, 2009 12:25am

Midnight Rose

Beautiful. You are so talented!

Mon, January 26th, 2009 8:16pm


thankyou, im glad you enjoy my work, it means alot :)

Sat, January 31st, 2009 4:31am


Excellent - nice rhythm and flow - really well done

Tue, January 27th, 2009 1:07am


Thankyou very much im glad you enjoyed it

Sat, January 31st, 2009 4:29am


Very nice poem, Seth. Well structured with a nice, easy flow. A delightful read from start to finish, packing a meaningful message!

Happy writing and reading.....Jerry (*_*)

Sat, January 31st, 2009 12:51pm


Thankyou very much :)

Sat, January 31st, 2009 6:31am

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