Lara W.A


The World Is Not Enough - Poem by Lara W.A

Even if you lock me in a cell,
Build a fortress to blind my sight,
Protect my body with shields
To keep me safe from threats,

Tie me to a pole and try your best
To detach me from the outside world,
Hide the newspapers,
And forbid me to watch the prime news;

I would still feel,
I would still know.
The bees and the birds will report to me,
From their hasty chatterings and buzzings,
I can tell:

The world isn’t safe tonight;
Another man murdered,
Another border trespassed,
Another kid is losing faith tonight…


Comments about The World Is Not Enough by Lara W.A

  • (8/3/2005 9:33:00 AM)

    The world is not enuff, but it's a perfect place to start.........you reminded me of Garbage. You are a cool poet gurl. Keep it goin. (Report)Reply

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  • (8/3/2005 9:29:00 AM)

    Well it's painful, but your expression, as usual is so sharp!
    (I hope you don't mind my commenting so often on your poems. I can stop awhile, if it makes you at all uncomfortable. I'm sort of a cheerleader, but only because I feel you're such a good writer!)
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 3, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 3, 2005


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