Innocence and Ignorance


Innocence and Ignorance
They are both the same kind
It's sort of like the less you know
The better you can understand  
It definitely won’t work for school
But what about a life lesson?

A life lesson

We can learn
Throughout our daily life

Lessons are formed
They help us in our daily strife

The lessons learned
Speak out of turn

Without your knowledge

And with a strike
For what you believe
And never leave

From your sight

"Trapped between the devil and the angel that I used to be"
This phrase matches perfectly.
It sums up the theme
Nothing happens until the first step
So I've heard

And so I've been told,
That these rights we have
Are worth dying for.
What rights?

They are no longer here
My right to bare arms
So what do I fight with?
When they pull a trick?

The trick to end my life
Will bare palms work?

And what has become of
My freedom of speech?
It’s more like free-less of speech

No one to teach
These young kids the truth
Who are willing to learn
Willing to burn

Taking in the fruitful knowledge
All these lies built into their heads

Our men have fought
Our men have died
We have taught
We have tried
To bend their minds
To change their kind
To bring them back to life

But I refuse to hold such lies
I have heard the children cry
They want the truth

No more lies

Well here it is.
We have no rights.

They lie.
They've tried
To bend me to their ways
And I refuse to sway


The day will come

The old ways change

Our rights will come

In their new age


So don’t worry

Don’t panic

The children

Will be safe

Free from rules

Free from lies


The new age

The new age

Is close

To their age


That’s the lesson

It needs to thought

Or proof


It strikes our mind

With new found truth

But does this count as

Innocence or Ignorence?


MVP-Most Valuable Poet

speak your mind

well said

beautifully written piece full of expressions and questions

great job


This was powerful and insightful. You can feel the emotion in this piece.

Job well done!


love it


I feel the emotion

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