My choice of ignorance

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
We are ignorant of other's hurt and tears.

Submitted: July 09, 2008

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My choice of ignorance

 

Lie to me, please!

Shelter me in your mind cacoon.

I choose to sparkle

in your imaginary sunlight

Instead of fading away

in the shadows of reality.

I choose to have childlike ignorance

We can play and pretend for hours

that the streets are safe at night.

I choose to dance to our

make-believe music,

ignoring the real cries out there.

Shelter me from

the ugliness of this

fallen world;

I have chosen to live

unaware of Their hurt.


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