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The Power of You

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The Power of You

Human nature the epitome of despair
Ask around, does anybody care?

The submissive to the strong and the strong to the circumstance
Historically falling into the same traps by chance

Prove a point by looking the other way
Or step-up and change today

The problem with living in this Democracy?
We can’t see the walls when we assume we’re free

When simple ideas are fed with simple lies
The power overwhelms the opposition’s cries

We live to love
Some obsessed with the power above

The power of faith can blind
Sometimes true answers are harder to find

Criticism is an instinct
Try to slow down and think

The ideal for you 
Can’t always be true

The world can’t change overnight
But we’ll never know if we never try

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  1. Date: 1/30/2012 6:34:00 PM

    Strong inspirational write! Enjoyed. Gwendolen

    Stones Avatar Christopher Stones Date: 1/30/2012 6:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you