Shielded | Teen Ink


July 26, 2011
By EnigmaticBeing PLATINUM, Santa Barbara, California
EnigmaticBeing PLATINUM, Santa Barbara, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Be careful what you set your heart upon - for it will surely be yours.'
James A. Baldwin

Little kids
Running free
Free of chains
Free of the truth

Bubbles blowing by
Like the troubles the kids don't see
The homeless man under the bridge
The fighting parents
The baby girl crying softly under the tree

They've been shielded
But once they learn the truth

When they realize
How they've been lied to
I wonder what they'll do
With the knowledge that they've been shielded from the truth

The author's comments:
I was inspired by two poems I read about bubbles meaning something and faucets being turned off...

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