Not Long Left

Rookie (17.05.1981 / The Molten Core)

Never Meeting The Eyes Of Another - Poem by Not Long Left

passing by so many sets of eyes,
every day of our lives,
never stopping to look,
just what they do disguise

sometimes i try to steal there pretend distraction.
and meet eye with eye,
see them as they realy are,
as clear as the crystal morning sky.

no one takes the time to smile at each other any more,
preffering to hang there heads low and stare aimlessly at the floor.
a few days ago whislt sitting on a stop starting train,
i smiled at a young child,
wild with disgust and distrust
the mother with sickened disbelief,
moved four carriages away.
such is the nature of lives today.

if you stare at a girl for to long,
you are a possible rapist.
if you smile at a child
you are a potential peodophile.

and so every one under the sun,
walks with heads hung-
in fear to the ground,
never meeting the eye of another.

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Comments about Never Meeting The Eyes Of Another by Not Long Left

  • (1/15/2006 10:13:00 AM)

    what great love of humanity!
    the heart alive with compassion
    seeing so clearly
    the way the world
    should work
    for joy to reign
    and truth to shine
    the brave soul
    does what it must do
    day after day
    the bright smile
    never turning into
    a frown
    a fine poem
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 15, 2006

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