s./j. goldner

Rookie (March 2nd,1984 / USA)

Facing What Must Be Everyone's Opinion (Antithesis) - Poem by s./j. goldner

They are terrified of true originality;
Nobody wants true originality.
We are, by nature, dream-killers.
It is in our nature to suffocate.

Stifled, suppressed—
to the despair where one needs
just-enough release,
Coined freedoms in society.

Pivotal point: do we dare to
aspire to, the higher, farther heights
one can soar, at the cost of
stomping on others' mediocrity?

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  • (11/11/2007 1:14:00 PM)

    Soar away, by all means, but always looking up.
    For if all you see below you, is mediocrity, you have to ask yourself:
    Were you born on this level, or have you evolved?

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 11, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 24, 2011

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