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The End To A Wild Ride

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The End To A Wild Ride

This is the end of all the rollercoasters we have rode
So dont look back
Because the world is going up in smoke
Just ride along with me
We will find eachother when the light goes out

Lost in a Wilderness
Will we find ourselves again
After we have been blown up into peices
Who will survive?
Who will make it to the end?

The clouds will darken
And the sun will go black
There bombs will drop
And Silence our voices

Would we have found the love 
We were searching for in the 60's
Would we have found the peace
We researched in our childhood

Would we have fixed bullying
and told children about Columbine
Would we have stopped the Depression
And told children about the help they can get

Would we be ready when the world ends
Or will we be left in the past
Would we believe in God in time for our ending
Or will we still be selling books on another religion

One day we will forget how to hope and learn how to fear.

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  1. Date: 12/7/2012 9:03:00 AM
    Hi Kurt, good apocalyptic poem, congratulations on your win. It's terrible all the awful things done to the world by man.

  1. Date: 12/7/2012 7:05:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Sandy Ivy's "Viewing Life" contest Kurt. Love Carol

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 6:10:00 PM

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 4:27:00 PM
    Congrats :-) Sandy

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 6:21:00 PM
    Wow! A very strong message you have here.May it ring out to the ears that don't listen...Nice write!