Ignoring the Important

November 10, 2016
By Anonymous

We as a society tend to ignore

the hurt, and the pain,

and the slamming doors.

 

We as a society tend to ignore

the stillness and the quietness

of thy neighbors next door. 

 

The numbness and the sorrow

that sits still beneath us

falls into a blind sleep

that we tend to borrow. 

 

We as a society tend to ignore

the death and the peace

that will soon come to war. 

 

But now we sit and think to ourselves:

what could have happened

if we noticed it?

Should we pride oneself?


The author's comments:

I think that we, as a society, do tend to focus on other things such as media. We're focused on the wrong thing. There are so many important things happening everyday in this world, and that's what we should be focused on. Not hate or evil or voilence. 


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