Jocelynn Halbauer

Rookie (July 13 1992 / Port Alberni, B.C)

What a World


What kind of world is this
This world I call my own
Were even a young child
Is afraid of going home
A world in which a man
Will take innocence from a child
Now their lives are lived in fear
The memories going wild
What kind of world is this
This world I call my own
Where you'll only be accepted
If your a f***ing clone
A world so full of s***
A world so full of lies
Can you spot the liars?
Can you see it in their eyes?
A world where self expression
Is pushed and made to fall
Despised and destroyed
To boost the egos of them all
A world where daddys hit
A world where mommys scream
Both killing their children
Killing their hopes killing their dreams
A world that makes you crazy
But does that make me insane?
A world thats without morals
A world thats without shame
A world that seems so dark
A world that seems so cold
A world that kills the young
A world that scars the old
A world that kills our hopes
Shoots them out of the sky
A world that kills us all
And makes us want to die.

Submitted: Wednesday, June 06, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, March 09, 2011

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  • Rookie Shadura Lee (7/28/2008 11:05:00 AM)

    i love this poem.....this poem tell the truth and i hope to one day be as great of an author as you (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tordai Noemi (6/26/2008 1:00:00 AM)

    I like this poem, it's only about the reality. It's sad that our world has become like this. (Report) Reply

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