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I once knew a kid who liked to deep think
And then he gave in to the smoke and the drink
The world offers too much fun to be had
But after all the drugs make you empty and sad
They trick you into believing
The world that you're leaving
Is causing the depression that you feel
But there's more than one way to deal.
I heard about a boy who was really into music
He bought a bass guitar and learned how to use it
The music offers too much fun to be had
Cause after all the rhythm isn't bad
It tricks you into feelings
The world isn't stealing
The things that make you wanna dance.
Are you in a psychadelic trance?
I now know a man who mourns for the earth
He's been curious of his surroundings since birth
This worry blocks the too much fun to be had
Since the etheral pleasure should make you glad
The mind tricks itself into thinking
All the lies, drugs, and drinking
Compound thoughts of being what you want
But to catch the prey you gotta hunt
Everybody is searching for someone
Everyone is looking to have fun
Grown up children run their tongue
While baby girls raise our sons
We all wonder when this is done
Will we still bask in the glory of the sun? 

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Poetry.com 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
damos french 5 months ago
I like it
Hikmet KARAKAŞ More than 1 year ago
good poem I like
Megan Mckinney More than 1 year ago
So real and deep. Good written poem.
Dianna Beasley More than 1 year ago
well said .I liked it alot
Kushal kalita 5 months ago
Sierra Breeland 5 months ago
I honestly love this poem so much! It definitely creates beautiful and wonderful imagery. 
Vivian Covey Harrod 5 months ago
l like it, different, but good
Marjorie Holderman 5 months ago
Felt it
Leanne McLellan 5 months ago
I really like your poem Paul, it's very true about life sometimes, but it's very well written on your part, keep writing.
V. Paul Hall 5 months ago
The theme is somewhat vague, but you appear to be saying that this is the way you view life.  My view differs, but that is my view.
Alan Green 'Guppyman' More than 1 year ago
the poet tells of the demise of socety
Zac Kingfisher More than 1 year ago
I've struggled with addiction to alcohol and pot for years even though I don't consider weed a drug. Relays the message very well, love the line about baby girls raising sons. So many teen pregnancy issues now a days. Seen in my own small town highschool when I was a senior in 2006 girls freshman and sophmore were getting pregnant. I just think the first stanza needs a lil work, not much but something else.
Sonja Carnes 5 months ago
Awesome write
Mohinder Kumar More than 1 year ago
A poem with nice theme of worldly worries, bad habits of drinking, smoking and drugs shattering onces life.
Sherry West 5 months ago
very good use of rhythm and rhyme
Linda Bycoskie 5 months ago
and the world was dumb...
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