Innocence by napalmhamster

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Innocence

To see the world
With eyes unclouded
By pain, or sadness, or fury
This is innocence
To feel the earth
With hands unscathed
By prejudice, or regret, or even the cold touch of steel
This is innocence
To love another
With a heart untainted
By jealousy, or guilt, or fear
This is innocence
To hear the masses
With ears unprofaned
By opinion, or tragedy, or competition
This is innocence
A lost ideal
After countless years
Of suicide, and drugs, and sexual exploitation
This is innocence
Farewell to innocence