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I'm Going to the Store to Buy Some Lies Today

June 18, 2010
By the-ampersand PLATINUM, Ogdensbury, New York
the-ampersand PLATINUM, Ogdensbury, New York
32 articles 1 photo 106 comments

Did you know that you can buy air?
That you can buy the senses?
Exotic little superficial lies
Maliciously grinning, constantly spinning
Jeering and taunting
Vicariously living through innocents
Tainting our lives
That have always been tainted
See them
Little reminders
That we've never

Been pure
But let's go back to the beginning:
What is pure?
"Was" pure living like cavemen?
Or simply when it was us
Running machines?
Running us?
But wait-- no one would believe


....would they.

The author's comments:
vair vair bored was i
so i write about a lie.

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on Mar. 19 2013 at 6:29 pm
TheSkyOwesMeRain GOLD, Irvine, California
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Favorite Quote:
Life isn't measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments which take your breath away.

You are only as strong as your weakest link.

I love the twist at the end - and of how it becomes more complex the more you think about it. Great job!

on Dec. 27 2010 at 10:41 am
Seelix PLATINUM, Chandler, Arizona
20 articles 3 photos 72 comments
I love this poem! It's so dark and it has a good rhythm-the last part is great=)