Real Life

I remember watching a documentary with my brother and him asking,

“It’s over already, where’s the happy ending?”

Laughing, I said “Documentaries don’t always have happy endings”

Because documentaries are real life

And that’s what most people don’t realize,

Real life doesn’t have to have any happy endings;

Murderers get away, parents yells at their kids, and couples get divorced.

And until you realize that you’ll never get anything done in life,

You’ll just be waiting for the script to move along,

You won’t go after that girl because you’re the “nice guy”

and she’ll come back to you in the end.

But I have news for you:

Hollywood doesn’t write your life;

You do,

and if you keep waiting for a happy ending,

all you’ll be left with is dried tears and a life full of regrets.

This poem is about: 
Our world


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