Today

Written by: HOLLY MOORE

Today

I thought...

I decided to be positive
just to give it a whirl
pretty dress, nice shoes
hair done, makeup on
all the accessories

I saw.....

People smiling without showing teeth
words coming out without meaning
ears open but not listening 
interested not really caring

I thought...

There were others in clothes made of tatters
teeth the color not pretty
holes in shoes too small
hair a mess, makeup gone

I  saw...

People not smiling, not even a grin
mouths closed with no words to tell
others being ignored because of their chagrin
passer buyers not even a glance

I thought...

What has happened?
Don’t we care?
Is Armani the most important thing that we wear?
Aren't we all equal in the things we posses?

I swear.

Holly P. Moore
September 2012