February 5, 2010
By Maddiewrites13 GOLD, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Maddiewrites13 GOLD, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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You see our twisted faces
Beneath the murky waters

There's sympathy and sorrow deep behind your face
But the lurking eyes of others stare deep into your soul

Stopping you from saving us
we who sorely wish our lives would just roll along with simple ease

You let us down
Silently letting precious dreams for our lives slip far from our hearts

Though you know you should reach out for us
You pull your hand away

You're hiding in the moment
Hoping we can't see

You laugh your way away from us
Trying to run from the real and harsh reality of human imperfection

Trying to surpass the burning stares that travel straight into your soul
Our watching eyes from which they come

All we ask is why
Why couldn't you save us?

Why couldn't you say yes?
Just because the rest said no?

But is that a good answer?
For aren't we really just like you

Just because we aren't perfect?
We become imperfect to you?

So when the time you need us most hits you in the face
Because of you, we won't be there to pull you from you deep and lonely misery

And that's because you passed us by
And you wouldn't stop to save us

Now we are gone
Gone into the night

Now gone is a life that could have been saved
If you only stopped to save it

The author's comments:
This was simply a poem off the top of my head. It was the first poem I had written in a while, so it was shaky. For a reason, I added no end punctuation. Enjoy!

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