Eyes Kept shut

Sun, 06/09/2013 - 20:15 -- cbradsh


United States
40° 40' 18.5412" N, 73° 47' 52.0548" W

child open your eyes
"no i mustn't, I can't"
please child open your eyes
" no, if I open my eyes
I shall see corruption
hatred and ignorance
lust and pain
disease and death
pitiful problems
with easy answers
answers we have but choose not to use
answers we ignore and step upon"
But child with your eyes closed what do you have?
"I have my innocence, my true sight
my quests, my questions, my love, my ideas
my problems, my answers
my life and no one else's but my owns


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