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Poetry On The Odyssey: Welcome To The New World

Poetry on the new world we live in.

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Poetry On The Odyssey: Welcome To The New World
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Welcome to the new world.

Technology has advanced in many ways.

You can see your families from oceans away

On tiny or big screens.

The internet is limitless.

Knowledge has never been easier to receive.

We say we are no longer savages.

We have developed

Laws, an order to the chaos.

We put up boundaries and walls.

As humans, we have even

Opened ourselves to

Pleasures or distractions to keep us busy.

We no longer have to

Work,

Try,

Or be determined as hard.

Everything is simpler.

You should count your blessings.

Your families are safer.

Businesses are thriving.

Schools are progressing.

Lives are changing.

...

But we still cannot keep man from killing.

Despite our advancements,

We are still killers.

Maybe we do not kill others with weapons.

Maybe we do not kill others with

Our own hands.

But we keep killing by our

Pride,

Misconceptions,

Deceit,

Ignorance,

And

Our fears.

We outcast others who we think are different.

We lie to get our way.

We kill to keep things in line.

For us, there can only be one way.

Try as we might,

We still have instincts to survive,

Whether it means hurting others.

Or

Whether it means a life with no values,

No balance,

Or trust.

There can only be one way.

We forget and move forward.

We hide the truth forever and always.

You are just like us.

You are afraid.

You hide what you truly

Feel and push the pain

Down,

Down,

Down,

Down,

Until only a shell remains.

You, one who builds walls,

You are one of us.

...

Until you are not.

Until you dig yourself

Out of the hole you made.

Someone guides you to

See a new light.

You find out what it truly means

To live,

To breathe,

To see,

To touch,

And to feel.

You will find a way up.

You will live happily

With morals and trust.

You will learn

Mercy,

Kindness,

Joy,

Love,

And peace.

You will prove us wrong

And live to see a better day.

Welcome to the new world.

Your journey has just begun.

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