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Are You Normal?

18 Jun

Are You Normal?

Are you normal?
Do you want to be,
A faceless person in a heaving sea,
With no aims, ambitions, dreams or goals,
Just happily plodding along that road?

Are you slowly dying?
Don’t you feel the magic of each new day,
The sounds of laughter as children play,
The warmth of the sun on your back, so good,
The song of birds, the smell of wood?

Are you passing time?
Don’t you wonder at the sky, so blue,
The start and end so vague to you?
I hear you say, I am happy, still,
So too is an ant that has no will.

Wake up, wake up!
It’s not too late,
There still is time to change your fate,
Renounce the normal, do something MAD,
Shock them all create a fad.

Be yourself, alive with goals,
With dreams and wonders still untold,
Exult life in your own distinctive way,
It’s yours alone; you must have your say,
Lest you slip into oblivion (without a trace).

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1 Comment

Posted by on June 18, 2014 in Stories for children

 

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One response to “Are You Normal?

  1. alexisunwalla

    July 11, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    this is very beautiful 🙂 I love coming across people discussing the need for individuality. I actually just published a post on where our human definition of “normal” stems from. Feel free to check it out!

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