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Through the Shattered Looking Glass

by Tragic_Oneliner 0 reviews

A poem about prejudice and how society is controlled by stereotype and expectations too high for any human being to ever satiate.

Category: Poetry - Rating: PG-13 - Genres: Angst - Published: 2010-03-02 - Updated: 2010-03-03 - 142 words

Through the Shattered Looking Glass

Words that cut like jagged glass,
You're told you'll always come in last,
The laughter burns like white hot fire,
You feel out of place, exposed, expired

They try to supress the person inside you,
When even your parents are embarassed by the person standing beside them,
Your eyes have lost their worth-living shine,
You want someone to say I love you, your problems are mine

When you're screaming out loud just to hear your voice,
When no on cares enough to hear the noise,
Atheist, gay, women, men...
Why can't we forget all this prejudice and just be people again?

A/N: Labels are for food items only! I don't care what the label is. Jock, emo, prep, queer (hate that word!). They're all equally wrong! Accept eachother's differences! (I sound like a motherfuc-king preacher!)
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