Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Out of the mouth of babes

Every week at Young Life club we do a who's who of Young Life. We feature a talent of one of the kids, usually it is someone singing. Last club though we had a kid who preformed slam poetry. If you don't know what that is the best way I can describe it is rapping a poem out loud. The words of this 16 year old kid hit me so hard that I knew I had to share it with you.
Here are the first few lines

"Internet pornography is a beast that grabs young developing boys young minds
in the same way that being sexy and skinny plagues young women who are already beautiful
we get addicted to what is false, born into this mess like crack babies
why do we occupy ourselves with petty addictions to get by
prescribing our own prescriptions we get high
and everybody is addicted to something."


Katie said...


Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Wonderful post. This young man is so right! It was wonderful he could put this reality into words that make such an impact. Young life is a wonderful organization!

amy (metz) walker said...

Um, WOW.

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