It's [not] Okay

February 25, 2010
By Anonymous

Everything's fine, say the

blades of tall grass growing in the field.

Everything's great, say the

colored flowers, postioned unevenly.

Everything's gorgeous, say the

butterflies fluttering past.

Everything's beautiful, say the

scattering of oak trees.

Everything's wonderful, say the

blue birds hidden in the trees.

Everything's spectacular, say the

bugs scurrying about.

(Not for long), whispers the

rope tied to the oak tree

and the chair positioned


The author's comments:
I was thinking about how many people can't immediately see when their friend is depressed, because they're either in denial about the rope hanging from the oak tree, or they simply can't see past the tall grass.

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