Walk Past A Stranger

May 15, 2008
By Stevie Lane, Hartland, WI

Walk past a stranger
No, you’re not in danger

You’re in an unfamiliar place
Surrounded by an unfamiliar race

Too many people to be alike
You feel like a little tyke
Give the wrong look, you’ll get a strike

Against your name
You will feel shame

Words taken too personally
Soon you will begin to see

Unwanted feelings
Lead to unnecessary dealings
That strips us of our ceilings

But no one thinks twice
When their words are the ones like ice

They don’t recall when they were excluded
So who cares if you get eluded?

Someone will think you’re too fat, others will say too thin
But at some point, you’ve got to win
Eventually we’ll all fit in

It may be hard to keep going
But life will always be flowing

It may be easier said than done
But sometimes you’ve got to listen to no one

Just stand your ground
And take a look around
You’ll see what you’re meant to have found

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This article has 1 comment.

Margaret said...
on Aug. 7 2008 at 5:23 pm
You are a wonderful writer. You need to spend more time writing.

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