Symbolic Differences


Symbolic Differences

We are a civilization of symbols


A creation often lost; seeking direction

We look to one another and we look away

Some need to follow, others were born to lead


Our destruction lies in our own minds and our salvation within our own hands


The echo of shallow words can control the weak willed, while well spoken syllables inspire the masses


We currently exist in a technical spiral

Crossed between documenting and decapitating history

Today and yesterday are different – still, ironically the same


We are a civilization of symbols


What pictures of time do you remember

What tragic signs are you trying to deface

Can you leave your own mark by making a difference


"Something happens and as a result something changes"


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optimistic commented on Symbolic Differences


Excellent point! challenge the mind to be the leader and not the follower of this world of symbolic differebences.

soullite commented on Symbolic Differences


Very interesting and very true. I like the way how a lot was said with the shortest amount of words. Great poem



Yes, it is true and there are so many challenges ahead of our generations. Thank you kindly. Soul

blackfootlady commented on Symbolic Differences


Very Nice My Friend .I enjoy this alot.It is a terrific write-God Bless-Black



I thank you ten fold - I will find my way into your collection again as well = Be Strong!! Soul

1blackbarbie commented on Symbolic Differences


very deep and so true. love the way you use your words



Thank you my new friend, greatly appreciated. Please if you have time read my newest one - A Boy Named Alice... I will certainly dive into your world of written world this evening. Soul



can't wait... and will do

Ming commented on Symbolic Differences


These words are so true - Ming

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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