Sunday, July 25, 2010

Hey You

Hey you over there
The cool blue eyes
And waving hair
In the summer breeze
You found yourself in the bright sunlight
But lost your soul in the reckless nights
Of wandering and trying to find
Who you really are.

I see you
Smiling in the camera's flash
And puckering your lips
Because every situation
Is a photo-op
If you hold up your hands for peace
And the sparkle in your eyes
Last for a second.

Surrounded by a crowd
Of adoring fans and friends
You thrive on the attention
And flash a grin
That satisfies those who follow
Your every word
And lust for your hand and heart

But you
Do you care for yourself?
You have fallen prey
To the glitz and glamor
Of rebellion
It taunts and teases
And you willingly give in
When will you
Find yourself?

5 comments:

  1. Awesome, awesome piece. So powerful and this poem itself "talks" with a rhythm and a beat. I don't know why I love it so much but I'm wowed by the way you wrote it.

    The message is so true. Love it!!

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  2. Thanks! I had a picture in my mind when I wrote it... definitely something different... im glad you like!

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  3. You have such a talent with words...amazingly put.

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  4. Mega cool pict. Is this at the quarry?
    And as far as your poem, way too loaded to comment...

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