Not a single person seemed to notice

The poor lad who was losing his will to fight

For the vast majority of the world

Was simply lost in their own plight


He felt completely rejected and alone

And because nobody seemed to care

He became tragically caught up

In the enemies sly and evil snare


Feeling certain of his unimportance

He gave up on his passions and dreams

And the world lost an amazing person

Never noticing he had come loose at the seams


And nobody will ever know now

What greatness his life could have brought

Because everyone was too consumed with their own lives

Never giving the poor lad a second thought


Written by, Michelle Cook

The Daily Post prompt – Oversight

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7 responses to “Oversight

  1. Great poem! It’s full of emotion and utterly heartbreaking. </3

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  2. Thank you Francesca. 🙂

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  3. That’s sad! Very heartfelt.

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  4. Thank you Camie.

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  5. Not me, I wouldn’t ignore a person like that, I would want to help in whatever way possible

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  6. Beautiful yet so sad.

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  7. Thank you Kelly….