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Divination or Darwin

Was it Divine
Was it Darwin
Either way
there’s still people starving
How did it start
Since the beginning
From what are we a part
Through society
We tend to grow apart
Where do we begin
Where do we depart
I say go within
Look to the heart
We need to stop and listen
To our problems
As they come
You shouldn’t hide
You shouldn’t run
But face the facts
The night is young
This open wound must be mended
By dawn of the morning
Our bad demons apprehended

I really don’t think
There’s a such thing as a mistake
As long as at the end of the day
There is a lesson to take
If you only make it once
You must be truly wise
But mistakes are apart
Of our everyday lives
It’s a roller coaster ride
So don’t run don’t hide
Suck it up and Take the dive
Keep the human spirit alive

So be careful of the words that you make
The toll that they could take
And show a little heart
Even if it’s only part
To show that there’s a spark
That this place isn’t so dark
Yes we still have a chance
We can still take a stance
For what we believe among you and me
Even if we think paradoxically
Because our goals should be the same
All our action should be humane
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 1,109
Words 231
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 23, 12, 12


Undergraduate student at San Diego State! Double major in Sociology and World Religions. I am slowly turning into a philosopher. Just started writing poetry about 9 months ago when my mom told me that my biological father wrote really good poetry. more…

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