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Rain [A Poem by Phoenix] 
30th-Sep-2006 07:54 pm

Raindrops are doomed to fall,
On hot spots where I can call,
A new genesis on the prowl,
To stop and hold still, just stall.

Just like all the wanderers of the past,
Who withered, and didn't last,
Who felt small in the long shadows cast;
The masters of the beautiful, the stained glass.

And even though it's very late,
You can still set a new date,
For this new generation's fate,
We're all here just to wait.

And we're waiting in this rain,
And we're feeling all this pain,
Ignored, forming a new stain,
That is doomed to forever remain.

I'm in this teen denomination,
soon to be the working generation.
Starved of the real truth from creation,
by the mass appeal of the nation.

Youths taking E and Blow for elation,
getting these kids on probation,
such a sorry situation,
the illiteracy of this generation.

Even though this is modern democracy,
We all call this blatant hypocrisy,
And they all think it's their legacy,
Their right to a subjective dynasty.

We know the truth, all the lies,
We spread the truth in our cries,
All this deceit, it needs to die,
We need government in which we can rely.

And so there are those who speak out,
And then there are others in doubt,
But it's time to get up and shout,
Oil, money, and greed is not what life is a about!

So grow your own food,
Toss this paper money, crude,
Be nice, don't be rude,
Recycle and keep a good mood.

Because this is for the poor,
Who deserve so much more.
Because this is for the gay,
Who aren't at fault for being that way.

Because this is for the jews,
Who were taken from their houses,
Locked up and killed like mouses,
Who were stripped of their rights,
And killed if they were to fight.

So it's time to stand up for what's right,
It's time to stand up and fight,
With every single ounce of might;
Before they lock us up 'n' shut off the lights.

2nd-Oct-2006 07:32 am (UTC)
thanks very much for shareing with us your written expression


is your icon for being one of the first 50 to join and share with us.

*my personal views on your written expression that you have shared here* I do love poetry and this piece is with all the hip and cool ways to write one. I know that sometimes expression isn't easy and getting all those sentences to line up in the right place and at the right time to put a poem together isn't easy either. I think you did really good with it I mostly like

"Even though this is modern democracy,
We all call this blatant hypocrisy,
And they all think it's their legacy,
Their right to a subjective dynasty."

that is something all on its own ;)

I think you should express yourself a whole lot more. i would like to see what you have to write about.

thanks again for sharing

4th-Oct-2006 01:04 am (UTC) - Thank you
Well, I'm glad you liked it so much. Every time I've preformed that peice I always get a lot of positive responces. I think it's my best work and I'm never ashamed to share it.
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