Treasure Island

Daegal

(16.03.89 / Doncaster, England)

Half The World


Half the world lives,
Half the world makes,
Half the world gives
While the other half takes.

Half the world hates,
Half the world runs away,
Half the world's late,
Half the world praises the day.

Half the world is,
Half the world was,
Half the world thinks,
Half the world does.

Half the world lies,
Half the world burns,
Half the world cries
While the other half turns.

Half the world cares,
Half the world weeps,
Half the world shares,
Half the world keeps.

Half the world sings,
Half the world laughs,
Half the world brings,
Half the world tries to be the other half.

End.

Submitted: Sunday, September 17, 2006
Edited: Thursday, September 16, 2010

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  • ian Hopkins (2/21/2012 5:20:00 PM)

    An unfortunate rip-off of the Rush song, Half the World, from their 1996 album Test for Echo. For all who enjoyed this poem, I recommend checking out the original. It's a great song.

    I hope your other poems are more unique, Daegal. (Report) Reply

  • Bianca Tini (10/26/2008 12:41:00 AM)

    Wow this is such a good poem i agree it just makes sense its really inspirational for me too write my own poems and understand how and what to write for class

    cudos (Report) Reply

  • MCKENZi : ] (2/12/2008 1:38:00 PM)

    i know i've commented on this poem before, but obviously not. i've read this soo many times. it just makes soo much sense. i love it! !
    great work: ] (Report) Reply

  • Golden Heart (1/21/2008 6:29:00 PM)

    interesting and cool, and powerful! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! nice flow and beat! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! wonderful; @

    I'm a new poet so i only have one 'masterpiece' if i may say so myself, please give your comment to it! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! thanksssss! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! again, great job (Report) Reply

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