Make a Change

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 21:09 -- ahat99

You see that person sitting alone?

That person hiding pain behind a smile?

Had you even looked into their file

Would you not have seen the suffering?

Would you not understand?

 

You see that person?

The one who doesn't look happy?

The one who's day was crappy?

Talk to him

Who knows, he might change his mind

That same man who was contemplating his jump

His hang, his cuts

That same man who was contemplating his death

Might need you to save him

All he needs is a smile

Some happiness is his life

Don't be afraid to say "I love you"

He is human, you should love him for that reason

 

Too many people have fallen victim to themselves

Engaged in self-homicide

Have you dared to do something about it?

 

Have you talked to widowed wife,

Grieving about her lost husband?

All you needed to say was "Love is eternal"

Have you talked to lonely boy,

Eating lunch by himself with scarred wrists

All you needed to say was "Want some company?"

Have you talked to girlfriend,

Who was just cheated on by her love

All you needed to say was  "Love is around the corner"

Have you talked to the skinny girl

Too afraid to eat because she want to "Fit in"

All you needed to say was"You are amazing just the way you are"

Have you talked to rejected girl,

Too busy bawling her eyes out

All you needed to say was "You are so beautiful"

 

Have you ever tried?

Have you ever tried?

Have you ever spoken up to make a change?

The human voice outdoes all WMDs

 

Next time when you see the lonely child

Next time when you see the rejected girl

Next time when you see the widowed wife

Next time when you see the man contemplating death

Next time when you see the girlfriend who was cheated on

Next time when you see the skinny girl

Next time when you see the man masking pain behind a smile

Use your voice, for I can not.

 

I am mere words on a page

Lost on a single page in a library

I am mere pixels on a screen

Lost somewhere in cyberspace 

I can't speak to these beautiful people

But you can

When you see the lonely child

or the rejected girl

or the widowed wife

or the man contemplating his deat

or the grilfriend who was cheated on

or the skinny girl

or the man masking pain behind a smile

Say something

Do something

Make a change

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