99 Problems

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: July 15, 2018

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Nowadays people cry and complain

Always worried about the little things

 

When have we stopped to smell the roses?

Or maybe even look up at the sky?

Never have the time to say hello but goodbye

 

Mom and Dad calling from home to make sure you're alright

But have you ever tried calling to say I love you or goodnight?

 

Nowadays everyone is looking for a way out

When times get tough all they do is walk out

 

When have we ever gave our friend a hug?

Or maybe tell our worst enemy they're loved?

Never giving a thought about the things they've been through

You get so mad you blurt out I hate you

 

Nowadays people are always on the go

Never taking it easy or slow

 

When have we ever said thank you?

Or maybe even please?

But quick to say I want or need

 

Nowadays people are entitled to what they deserve

But that shit shit changes when life throws us a curve

 

When have we listened to what needed to be said?

So god damn foolish you'd rather stay inside your head

 

So what if you didn't get an A

Or get those new shoes

Shut the fuck up and listen to the news

 

People are dying

Bloodshed all throughout the streets

And your crying because you don't know what to eat?


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