Stop & Listen

Legions of nameless
Hurry by,
Their untold stories
Remain classified.

Wisdom unimparted,
Opportunities missed,
Countless chances but
Lives unenriched.

Faces unseen,
Eyes on the destination,
Much too busy to
Simply stop & listen.

Heads in the clouds,
Noses to the grindstone,
Many here together
Yet each is here alone.

 

Image “Crash” by ckentart on DeviantArt.com

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14 comments

  1. So true. When it comes right down to it, we ARE alone inside our little universes. But we have disconnected from one another even more when we are in person and seem to connect more in a virtual way. Interesting. You got me thinking!

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    1. Since becoming a writer, I hear this a lot: “You’re a writer? I’ve got a story for you.” I’ve heard some facinating things that I wouldn’t have, had the individual not found out what I do. I had no idea what I was missing.

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    1. Thank you! I do it too. I wonder about their worries, fears, victories, defeats… we all have them, but few share them. I think that’s why I love reading blogs so much. πŸ™‚

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