ProblematiqueA Poem by Julio
My first poem (and the first blank verse one) that isn't a song. It features themes about weariness of this world, desperation, greed, and so on. Humanity's talent of self-destruction is incredible.
I wake up every day
To the sound of bullets
Are you going to, can you, make them stop?
They fight to avenge who?
Those who have fallen to inherited hatred?
They fight to fight, they lack a reason
I cry and I don't know why
Not because of uncertainty
But because of an excess of reasons
I sigh and feel my shoulders drooping
I can feel the weariness in my bones
I can feel myself fading away
The noise of prejudice drowns out the truth
Corrupted lies poison the minds of the innocent
The people are blinded by the notion of hatred
We lose societies to hatred
We lose friends to hatred
We lose ourselves to hatred
Money flows through our veins
That which was created to channel greed
Has invaded our bodies
It has penetrated our minds
Threatens to overcome our senses
But does it matter?
We have doomed ourselves so easily
We have given in so easily
We have refused things so easily
We have been disgusted so easily
We have hated so easily
We have killed so easily
And as the world drifted through darkness
A tiny spot amidst a single beam of light
Cast by an ageing sun doomed to die
On the surface and beneath it
Humans with endless ego fought against the only thing they had
Finally, when the sun imploded
And then exploded,
As our trust eroded,
And our guns were reloaded,
Our secrets decoded,
And our souls corroded
Our Earth finally died, enveloped by a black hole
Sucked into nothingness, everything that has ever existed forever gone
And in our last second we stopped fighting, realised nothing we'd done mattered
None of our accomplishments had survived, our progress had long faltered
We wasted the little time we had
© 2012 Julio
Mijas Costa, Andalucia, Spain
About17, gay, single, spanglish, hardcore gamer, hardware enthusiast, huge fan of the band Muse and the film The Matrix. Writing-wise, I love anything to do with conspiracies, horror, war and basically eve.. more..
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