Goldfish(The Summary of Man Kind)



1. Not born, only made, simply sent, Made to judge, to be judged, to be diagnosed

The truth doesn't add up to what I'm saying, only an illusion is this feeling

I'm a freak, I'm a pill, I'm a human being

I live like a fish in a plastic bag, a bag which I completely understand

Predictably, disposable, unimposably imposable

5. Grow like a weed, and die like a flower

Murder me so we can live forever to the broken,

I am hideous to the beautiful, even more so to the ugly

I must be fixed, Though I'll never be better than you

10. Read another book to tell me what to do
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme X A A X B X X B C C
Closest metre Iambic octameter
Characters 558
Words 113
Stanzas 10
Stanza Lengths 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1

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