Lost Generation

Lately, I found an interesting and stunning poem surfing the internet. So I decided to post it on the blog. Unfortunately I am not able to share it directly, so I had to post the transcription here. It is the work of a 14-year-old boy and his brother chose to share it with his followers on twitter. poem

Enjoy!

 

“Our generation will be known for nothing.
Never will anybody say,
We were the peak of mankind.
That is wrong, the truth is
Our generation was a failure.
Thinking that
We actually succeeded
Is a waste. And we know
Living only for money and power
Is the way to go.
Being loving, respectful, and kind
Is a dumb thing to do.
Forgetting about that time,
Will not be easy, but we will try.
Changing our world for the better
Is something we never did.
Giving up
Was how we handled our problems.
Working hard
Was a joke.
We knew that
People thought we couldn’t come back
That might be true,
Unless we turn things around”

 

Did you like it? Well, now try to read it from the bottom to the top:

“Unless we turn things around
That might be true,
People thought we couldn’t come back
We knew that
Was a joke.
Working hard
Was how we handled our problems.
Giving up
Is something we never did.
Changing our world for the better
Will not be easy, but we will try.
Forgetting about that time,
Is a dumb thing to do.
Being loving, respectful, and kind
Is the way to go.
Living only for money and power
Is a waste. And we know
We actually succeeded
Thinking that
Our generation was a failure.
That is wrong, the truth is
We were the peak of mankind.
Never will anybody say,
Our generation will be known for nothing.”

 

Everything depends on the way you look at things; and this is just one of those reminders, a beautiful and powerful one. Hope it made your day!

Cheers 🙂

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