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Below is the poem entitled Going insane which was written by poet Marcus Crane. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Going insane

are you affraid of the dark ? 

if you look outside what do you see ? 
you'll see the sky's are blue ... the sun shining down on you 


Now close your eyes ... what do you hear ? 
do you hear the children laughing and crying ... 
the gunshots and the sirens ... 
breaking the silence ... 

does it bring you joy ... or do you start to fear 

now ... what do you feel ? 
can you feel the cold makes the hairs on your back 
stand up straight ... its like danger is near 
you drop a tear ... cuz you didn't see it coming 
the sorrow and the pain , its just too much to gain 
as for the world of today ...it just remains the same 
so nothing is new ... 
the violence & poverty still running the game 

and we can do nothing but sit back and watch 
how we all go insane

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  1. Date: 2/4/2010 10:21:00 AM
    this is a great poem i am definitely gonna have a printout on it!i feel this way alot and i tend to write about it to but im def not as good as you.....and i am going insane. =)

  1. Date: 9/19/2009 11:53:00 AM
    Marco, welcome to Poetry Soup, compelling write, its just too much to gain as for the world of today ...it just remains the same so nothing is new ..." nice line...Raul

  1. Date: 9/19/2009 11:15:00 AM
    A chilling and relevent write, Marco! I see you've added many poems just today. Welcome to the Soup, and I can't wait to wade through the rest of your work! Blessings, Donna

  1. Date: 9/19/2009 9:56:00 AM
    Sounds like a very good topic to bring to everyone's attention. Nicely done. Keep writing. Sara

  1. Date: 9/19/2009 9:46:00 AM
    Great write! Very interesting view. I like these lines: "the violence & poverty still running the game/ and we can do nothing but sit back and watch/ how we all go insane"...nicely done. Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/19/2009 9:05:00 AM
    yes and no..every little bit of love & caring & kindness you put out there does help! ask the ones who recieve it hon. Light & Love Please read Mother Loom