I Bet You Don't Know

 I Bet you don't know how some of us youths are trying

Consistently attempting to filter  and rebirth the "already drugged" mind

whose views are confined to material wealth, sex and guns

I bet you don't know how some of us youth are struggling

Struggling to motivate the young females of our society

Because for them outer beauty is worth more than the internal treasure they possess

Long silky hair, seductive body garments, false eyelashes and makeup are on the top of their priority list

I bet you don't know how some of us youths are depressed 

Because we are searching for love not knowing the magnitude of it's affects are rather benefical than harmful

Perplexed and broken we sit in the waterfall of darkness because all love meant was sex and external desires

I bet you don't know how some of us youths are scared

Because another gun has found a best friend

yes "best friend"

Because if a brother don't kill his calculated net worth is zero dollars and zero cents

I bet you don't know how some of us youths are desperate for a sense of direction 

Because the society that we live in only seeks to disintegrate the very essence of our being

I bet you don't know.

Comments

giftedlikeyou

comment your thoughts please. 

powerful.imani

WHooaaaaa that is so mind blowing because young people like myself get so influence by all the wrong things . You help a lot of people understand what teenagers go though that its more then what meets the eye because life can be very difficult when other adults look down on you . Very powerful and inspiring message .I love this poem and enjoyed every word . Keep up the amazing work i would love to read more . You really opened my eyes about how this world can be that some people don't really now. Thanks for giving people that voice . 

keep up the good work

powerful.imani

WANT TO READ MORE!!!

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