The Future looks a Little Brighter…

Anita Dawes and Jaye Marie

14-year-old’s reversible poem takes web by storm…


When this poem is read from start to finish, it paints a pessimistic picture about a world where a generation is obsessed with money and power.
But by following the instruction at the end – “read from bottom to top now” – the meaning – like the poem – is reversed.

The flipped poem paints an optimistic picture about hope for the future and paints a very poignant message – even more poignant because of the author’s age.

After gaining attention for his younger brother’s poem, Derek Nichols said the poem took Jordan just half an hour to compose and said: “I don’t get how he’s so smart”.

“His poem is nowhere near making this world a better place, but it’s a step in the right direction,” he added.

Here is the poem when read from top to bottom.

Our generation will be…

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Published by lizannelloyd

Love history, reading, researching and writing. Articles published in My Family History and other genealogy magazines.

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