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Why do we hold material things So close to our hearts That they get smothered in the loving Why do we need to feel special The need to be more unique than others To have others worship what we say or do
I want                                                                                                           nothing.  I feel 
I’ve learned to fear wanting too many things. The selfishness I’ve harboured as a child has melted from a stain to just a bruise. The phrase “I want” used to spill from my mouth like blood from a wound The world could see.
OnceThey loved usNowWe forget the very reason We thought so  OnceThey said they can't live without youNowThat's what they'd rather do
They tell me to revise They say I don't listen They say they'll be there
Speaking is my burden Speaking is my sinNo matter if i wish to helpMy words shall never winMaybe if i speak one lessAnd choose not to say a speechThen maybe they’ll rejoiceAnd happiness they’ll preach
I died nine times to spare the others, I could spare nine lives to save my own. Perspective is a selfish heathen, human decency can't stand alone. We do not care about another. We only care about ourselves. We do good deeds to make us happy.
You. You always say that word better than I do. Your lips holding more passion and emotion than mine ever will when saying that word. I don't know how you do it. Maybe it is just who you are.
Fallen in love with things unseen Culture I have adored People I'v never met before Inspired beyond reward   Trapped in this selfish humanity Gated we'll always be
The feeling of thinking for oneself not thinking about others in a sense showing signs in "myself" doesn't care for anyone no less shows no compassion  no affection no attention not to mention
"You're not a parasite", I try to convince myself However, this facade will not work forever. I become too attached to people Slowly I start living off that person like a host I am bothersome; I am selfish.
Hair. My hair is beautiful. I have the hair of a princess. Long and flowy, and shines in sun; perfect in every way  I deserve the hair of a princess. 100 brush strokes every night
Everyone is the labourer of their own dominion With each deed carried upon the towers kept till the End. They will soon be discarded for another one till they are rustled in between.
As we were walking she started talking  caught me off guard started asking me questions and the questions were hard I could tell she was scarred  by the way that she asked 
Do you ever say thank you to Him? "God i just had the best the day,  thank you again." I'm not saying I believe , I'm not saying there's an ounce of Christian in me .
All you want is your way, your true intentions, Ask anyone. You say that was never your intention, but you do it anyway. Selfish create conflict Selfless create peace
We are an odd people aren't we? All trying to get somewhere- with sight but blind to see how little we actually care. We stumble around and push others down in attempts to gain ground
i hate myself, i hate how i am given all i need in life, without question. i hate how am labled as just another sterotype of my race. i hate how if im sad, im asked if im 'depressed' again.
Where I come from theres no such thing as friendship Everyone wants to trust me but Im selfish  Someone shared me a secret and I kept it
I'm sorry I took your time for granted I was shy but very romantic and I wish you'd understand that I loved you even more than I did myself, too  
The mountains bow down to You. Oceans cry out for Your glory. You have created us and set us above angels.   
Putting her on a pedestal makes you a fool. Lust only lasts for so long, so take time for yourself so you don't get stuck in the wrong. Return to your interests instead of what controls you.
When we try to be selfless, we are selfish. We consider acts of kindness, acts of heroism. But they're acts of self pride, acts of narcissism. No matter what humans do, it's entirely for ourselves.
She tried to kill herself tonight. I know why she did that.  She's depressed and was drinking and everything just built up and then. . . Boom. On the way to the hospital She said she wanted to sleep forever.
This is a response poem to something I heard one of my 'friends' say - "People who want to commit suicide are stupid and selfish. If they want to die, I say let them. They can have fun in Hell."   
The world is a place full of people they are everywhere, covering every inch of the earth
So you think you like it? But don’t you see? I’m no good for you. I lie and cheat. I drink and smoke The things you say Do not provoke For me to quite, To, “see the light”
"Love is not about possession, love is about appreciation" If you love the most beautiful flower, why would you pick it? It would die. It would cease to be the thing you love. So why?
When you feel weighed down With arms and legs made of lead, Back broken, Bent over backwards, Spirits crushed like old soda cans, But you still say things like "I don't mind"
It's such a shame when the open palm that reached out for what you have,
This was never about love Or the romantic notion That you still cared for me. It wasn’t in some doomed attempt To get me back like I might have hoped Those short few months ago
I said no, over and over And I made you feel like something leftover I made you feel like trash You burned to ash   And you saw through all my flaws You handed me your all
Death and Life Happiness and Saddness
College, one powerful place to change our lives. A place that strikes fear STRONG emotion. A place that some can't even get a chance to start. Parents with other ideas not focused on your future but there's.
We all have a meaning to be in this world. What is mine? I am not so sure yet, but I intend on finding out soon. Soon, everything will be different. I'll be going away from those who have loved me in my darkest times. 
Why the fuck do I have to pay for college?  I'm trying to educate myself & spread happiness to the world. 
STOP! WHATEVER IS DISTRACTING YOU... STOP! Live in the moment and listen up. I am talking to everybody, and I am hoping all of you will take these words to heart, so please, please,
Selfish. All of us. Pretending to unite in a commmon cause When really that cause is just Another picture for our decopage Line on a resume Glitter for our own parade. We volunteer our time
"Thank God I hate pain." I said to my mother the day I got close. "Thank God I'm smart." I say to my parents when it gets really hard. "Thank God I have someone." I say to the one friend who will listen.
Make Me ForgetKiss me so that I forget what his lips taste likeTouch me so I no longer feel him
If Winter only taught me one thing, it would be how to not respond when life calls for me.  Winter told me to ignore it, when my best friend called and pleaded for my involvement 
This morning I saw you I saw you talking And laughing And smiling With all your friends around you And I started to cry Tears dripping down my throat And into my heart  
I would have a home Warm in the winter with a heater by my feet Instead of a taped tablecloth as a window Cool in the summer Instead of filled with heavy, humid air
People do not see what is in front of them
I know you blame me. I can sense it in your tone, and It's hurting me. Am I really to blame? I know you feel like I crushed all your dreams, and I'm sorry you feel that way. But if you really love me,
Selfishness is every where, hiding in the dark. Eating away at our souls without a visible mark. If I could change one thing, selfishness would be it. Without it life would get better: slowly but surely, bit by bit.
I watch us all Live our lives in self-enclosed bubbles We cry out "Me me me!"    Selfies, Selfish, 
I want you to trust me. I want the smiles, The laughter, And the love back… I don’t want these tears… I don’t want these fears… I want you To believe in us, To believe in me…
I wonder, If you ever think of me. Of all the nights We spent side by side, My head on your chest, Arms intertwined, As our hands engulfed  each other’s. I wonder
We are all born with a name.
Our boat is sinking, and I hold tightly to it. I tell you it will be alright. I tell you it may stay afloat. Our boat is sinking, and I slide to the end.
 Dear Love,   I gave it all to you. And you dog gone took it and ran with it. Such a fool, to have ever think we would be.  
When my Great Grandmother was near death in the hospital I was curious to see what an old person's butt looks like, so I kept standing on my tippie toes to catch a see
  thighs have a testimony but those stories can not be shared too many disguise their cares and I rather be shy than shed tears because I have fears of being penalized for my thighs
What has this world come to? People too involved with themselves or should I say vain ... over consumed Using others just to get by or too pretentious to just be themselves, flaws and all ... and not hide
There is no greater felon, than that of the innocent bystander: He who sees... Does no wrong. Does no good. The person who witnesses pain and suffering and,
The stockings hang   As He did A tree will rise in lighted splendor     With dozens of round twinkling eyes   All iris- all colors- they hang   Children and all expecting
  This imperatively imparted knowledge   This so-called apparent benefit to the scholarly mind   -to a decent life   This invisible influence on material happiness  
I used to meet you in the park. You had pride- you said. "This is only temporary. I'm looking for a job, Not living on welfare."
That one feast during that one time of the year That one moment when calories don't matter, we have no fear Across that one big table we can barely see Through that one turkey big enough for the entire family
Is it selfish to want to be free? Is is selfish to want to be safe? This wall of words i built This world of characters i live in These are my sheild
You’re at a red light and a homeless man approaches you And you act like you have nothing when you’re sitting in your BMW
I bet you don’t know the man he has become With all the lies spreading form his lungs What was branches are now roots We are but rotting fruits
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