Moving On | Choose your lifeMoving On | Choose your life
Safe Passage Foundation - Support to youth raised in high demand organizations

Saturday, January 31, 2009    

Home | New Content | Statistics | Games | FAQs

Getting Through : Creative Writing

Escape from the US

from Joe H - Thursday, December 19, 2002
accessed 1238 times

read what's below

He lived in average luxury
But life was not a breeze
And the pleasures that surrounded him
No longer seemed to please
The boredom grew and strangled him
It burned inside his mind
And so one day he packed his bags
And left his world behind
He drove for several hundred miles
Until the motor died
Then he held out his thumb on the side of the road
And waited for a ride
While walking fast so he could feel
Within a state of change
That nothing could derail him now,
The heavens were in range
With many people he rode on,
Further and further south
For the tastes and smells of that strange land
Still lingered in his mouth
And he was tired of shivering
In an air-conditioned world
He longed for the stench, the dust and fumes
Of those memories that seemed blurred
Like animals, who, homeward-bound,
Feel drawn and do not flinch
He felt his goal grow closer
With every passing inch
Before too long he reached the line
The temperature was rising
They stamped his passport and he passed
The experience was inspiring
For he had done what they all dream
He'd simply run away
His life belonged to him alone,
He'd truly seized the day
But now the question lingered:
How long could he remain?
Could he make this dream reality?
Or was he just insane?
When all his money has run out
Will he somehow make more?
Or have no choice but to return
To the life he lived before?
Would he have been far wiser
To have planned it all for years
And never do what we all would
Could we o'ercome our fear?
So this is your decision,
As the reader you have a say
Will he flourish in this brand new world?
Or will he fade away?
So ponder the significance
Of daring to rebel
From the world that tells us how to live
Yet keeps us trapped in hell

Reader's comments on this article

Add a new comment on this article

from Kyla
Sunday, December 29, 2002 - 09:26

"From the world that tells us how to live
Yet keeps us trapped in hell"

(reply to this comment)
from MagicGreenPantz
Saturday, December 28, 2002 - 14:23

Brilliant ryhme actually.
(reply to this comment)

My Stuff

log in here
to post or update your articles


2 user/s currently online

Web Site User Directory
5047 registered users

log out of chatroom

Happy Birthday to demerit   Benz   tammysoprano  

Weekly Poll

What should the weekly poll be changed to?

 The every so often poll.

 The semi-anual poll.

 Whenever the editor gets to it poll.

 The poll you never heard about because you have never looked at previous polls which really means the polls that never got posted.

 The out dated poll.

 The who really gives a crap poll.

View Poll Results

Poll Submitted by cheeks,
September 16, 2008

See Previous Polls

Online Stores

I think, therefore I left

Check out the Official
Moving On Merchandise
. Send in your product ideas

Free Poster: 100 Reasons Why It's Great to be a Systemite

copyright © 2001 - 2009

[terms of use] [privacy policy] [disclaimer] [The Family / Children of God] [contact:] [free speech on the Internet blue ribbon] [About the Trailer Park] [Who Links Here]