Nothing To Do With Us...

By xX pretty vacant Xx

drugs they said.
blame it on the drugs why don't you?
nothing to do with us.
nothing to do with the way you ignored his crying in the night.
nothing to do with the way you ignored the scars on his wrists,
and his countless attempts to make you see...
no. nothing to do with us...

needles they said.
left on the floor where they found him.
just another junkie.
who gives a fuck if he had feelings too?
who gives a fuck if he hated everything he became,
and everything he felt for those needles?...
who cares? it's just another junkie...

blood they said.
it was bound to happen sooner or later.
there goes another teen angst kid,
one more won't make a difference.
one more slit on that delicate wrist didn't matter.
he was gone inside his head anyway...
just another teen angst kid...

suicide they said.
nothing we could have done to help him.
he wouldn't have listened anyway.
too lost in his own little world to see us.
too lost for us to find him - even if we'd wanted to...
they're all the same that lot are...
nothing we could have done...

nothing to do with us...

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Copyright 2003 xX pretty vacant Xx...xX i miss you Xx
Published on Monday, November 24, 2003.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • A former member wrote: OMG, this was electrifying. I am in awe!

  • Kinkypoptart On Wednesday, May 11, 2005, Kinkypoptart (555)By person wrote:

    very powerful and emotional. Thought provoking. Great write ~*~Tart~*~

  • Six-Out On Monday, November 8, 2004, Six-Out (1437)By person wrote:

    holy shit...talk about powerful.

  • A former member wrote: stunning. wow, really.. wow

  • aXe FactoR On Monday, June 21, 2004, aXe FactoR (335)By person wrote:

    this piece leaves a lingering & definite sadness...full of emotions...awesome stuff. -MeL-

  • A former member wrote: This is the first post on DP that's bought my close to tears...very well done...really shows how society approaches things

  • knightmirror On Friday, January 30, 2004, knightmirror (425)By person wrote:

    you're just out to drain me of my tears,aren't you?such a fantastic poet you are.don't forget that.

  • OLd SouL On Thursday, December 4, 2003, OLd SouL (734)By person wrote:

    To be empathetic nowadays seems like a rare commodity. Well written point. :::OLd

  • Spiritus_Frumenti On Monday, November 24, 2003, Spiritus_Frumenti (341)By person wrote:

    yes...this poem caputales a very valid point...i like the way you expressed it, very nicely done....-l-

  • maddin foxxxy On Monday, November 24, 2003, maddin foxxxy (358)By person wrote:

    There's so much emotion and deepness in between all of your words...sometimes we get to sleep into neglection and blindness when something else is happening until "too late" arrives...I like the sincerity and humility in this work.

  • A former member wrote: wow, im outta words. just wow..........

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