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Tell Me Why

Why do we care about the rich and famous? But not the homeless families and soldiers On the streets Why do we push kids to go to college But when they do We criticize them for being broke Because they didn't have to right out of high school Tell me why people say they'll help others But they only help the pretty popular ones And anyone who is the slightest bit different in looks They completely refuse Tell me why men can't cry Or show any emotion to anyone Why do they have to be the strong ones With a stone cold face Society Tell me why we focus on the most stupid things? Why must you distract us from the real issues in the human race? Now a 10 year old boy Who is being bullied The teachers see but they aren't the least bit worried It's a part of growing up they think But the little boy doesn't think that he matters And at 10 years old He's contemplating suicide Tell me why you only started caring AFTER he took away his life When the signs were as clear as day Why are you pushing for bullying to stop? When yesterday you told the same little boy that was bawling his eyes out To suck it up Society Tell me why you are so cruel Why do you only cherish the upper class? And the rest of us you ridicule.

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