Alessandra Liverani

Rookie - 13 Points (Wollongong, Australia)

Why Are You Running? - Poem by Alessandra Liverani

Why are you running so far, so fast?
What are you running from, may I ask?
I don't know, it's just something I must do
Those others are running, do you want to come too?

Why are you smoking so often, so deep
Surely that smoke stings your eyes, makes you weep
I don't know, it's just something I must do
Those others are smoking, do you want to smoke too?

You're all running, all smoking, but you don't know why
You just do it and do it, but it makes me cry
Because I don't like to see people themselves kill
When they don't know why but they do it still

(Sydney, Australia - 2003)

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  • (4/9/2007 9:17:00 PM)

    That's a pretty cool poem. I really like it. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 23, 2005

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