Society's Ignorance

Thousands of stories fill the pages of the newpaper.

Thousands of stories stream through the news.

But not one is about the girl with demons in her head

The one who was called dozens of names

And started to believe them

The one who killed herself because she couldn't take it;

Not one is about the girl in the dress

The one who was walking home past a group of inappropriate guys

The one who feared for her life that she might get raped

But was punished when she told her story 

Because everyone thought her dress was too provocative;

Not one is about the guy who was hit

The one who was terrfied to go home

And face an abusive family he couldn't run from;

Not one is about the guy with depression

The one who told everyone he was okay but wasn't

And would cut himself everyday because he couldn't escape it;

Not one is about the girl who thought she was fat

The one who would starve herself

And throw up her meals

Until one day, there was nothing left;

Thousands of stories, about murderers and robberies and celebrities and wars.

Thousands of stories, but not one about the victims.

Thousands of stories, but not one that would show it's society's fault.

Thousands of stories, but not one that mattered.

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