Doves Die, Hope Fades

by Darien   Sep 25, 2006


Doves Die, Hope Fades

When doves die and hope fades away
Sacrificed pride to live another day
Lost connection with your best friends
Conforming to the latest fashion trends

Shallow souls convey a weakened mind
White lies make a city's eyes go blind
Families split as bottles of liquor break
How many more lives will war take?

Pocket books of the corporate criminal
Hidden messages of greed are subliminal
Children having children, a lost generation
And everyone seeks for new medication

The world we live will soon fall into pieces
As teenage suicide look for quick releases
Empty feelings of heartbreak and lust
Corruption turns governments into dust

The third worlds suffer and look to us for aid
When women on the streets are getting paid
Criminal activity and abusive drug addiction
Many people seek help from rehabilitation

Solutions never seem to come around
Shit hits the fan then hits the ground
Problems in our world grow every day
As doves die and our hopes fade away

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  • 3 years ago

    by Adelle

    A very poignant write, everyone should be made to read this.

  • 4 years ago

    by Rozalina Reyes

    The way you wrote this was simple, yet not. its how i look at everday, at my self in a way. wonderful. i am going to read more of your work. keep writting...

  • 10 years ago

    by Jason

    Wow this poem is amazing. The flow and structure are suberb. You really have a great piece of work here.

  • 10 years ago

    by *Charisma*

    K...so I'm not into cuss words, but the poem was amazing! I have one similar called This World...but it's not as long or into detail as this!
    Charisma*

  • 11 years ago

    by Alesia

    Hi, I really loved your poem. I liked it so much that i decided to use it for an English assingment i hope thats ok :) its nothing bad i just had to analyze it. i took me awhile i but i got it ;) i have to present it in front of my class i really hope they like it :)