We are...

We are...

A Chapter by The Reverend, S. D. Blankenship DD. Ph. D.

We each are human,

we each will steal,

each will lie,

each will hurt someone and make them cry.

We each shall beg for something we can never have,

and each of us will delay leaving in the bad.

We each shall be a sinner,

a loser,

a stoner,

a drinker,

a rapper,

a smoker,

a murderer,

and a man.

For when we started,

our teachers taught us how to kill,

how to loss,

how to have sex,

how to live.

We Killed a man on a cross,

stole his life,

threw stones on his body,

sinned for wanting him dead.

We kill off the sinner,

we stop the smoker,

we hurt the loser,

we rock the stoner,

and we are winners.

We judge for other people,

never give them a chance,

sometimes our own words leads us to dance.

We grow old,

our body’s weaken,

our hair converts to white,

and we are rapt waiting to die.

All right.

Is that the life you want for us?

To grow old and look like a demon with you?

Let us die and be reborn.

That is my answer,

my two cents in these thorns.

Reach in,

they will cut and poison,

just to be a penny richer.

Your life was worth so much more,

why did you use it only to ruin an alternative.

For what if he was you.

Would you like to die by your own hand?

I estimate that’s why we get so many who suicide by their hand.

Each of us are the same person,

just in different thoughts,

different wishes,

do we each not bleed or die?

Each of us have a dream,

each of us want to sing.

When we are killed we’ll still feel.

We will walk, and Talk,

we well dance and sing,

we will come back to this Earth in a way of us sleeping in a happy dream.

Don’t kill me here,

for next time I might return and take you by rhyme.

The more you kill me,

The more I return.

The more I return the worse you will die.

Each time I will cut you up,

cook your bones and boil your eyes.

Who am I?

Don’t you remember?

You killed me,

Each time.

That I

Surrendered.



© 2011 The Reverend, S. D. Blankenship DD. Ph. D.


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There’s good and bad in every individual; a birthright of mankind. Typically, the good is shouted, written and sung, while the bad loiters invisibly in plain sight. It’s not until we, as people, are drawn up close and personal to it, does the horrors of life claim a face for us to see. Well done!

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This poem reminds me of one I wrote. "We are all the same." This is just amazingly put together, something I don't think I could ever do. Well, not yet anyway.

Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

they just keep getting better!


Posted 7 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

All the negative sides of humanity are in this poem! Right out there, for everyone to read and see themselves. Great job!

Posted 7 Years Ago


Nicely done on capturing the darkness we face in humankind. You make strong valid points and I am in agreement to every one of them. Great write!

Posted 7 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Peony said it best.. The good is in the forefront, and the evil lurks within searching for their victims silently. Very well done! Take care~~~

Posted 7 Years Ago


I believe the human mind is a maze that sometimes takes bad turns while other times stays on a right course. It is a difficult journey to complete before one can discover his or her own self. You have penned this well.

Posted 7 Years Ago


Thank you for this poem. I have told people. Never rate another life. We do not know their walk in life. Each of us will test the water and make many mistakes. Few people are born wise and perfect. So many statements stood out. A epic story to make a mind think in your words. A outstanding poem.
Coyote

Posted 8 Years Ago


1 of 6 people found this review constructive.

A very deep work .... good job !

Posted 8 Years Ago


1 of 3 people found this review constructive.

I love the way you write, the way your words fall, and the truth behind each line. You are an extremely talented individual and I look forward to reading more of your very intriguing story. :)

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