You'd Never Know

That woman

   Standing in line at the grocery store

   Picking up her kids from school

   In church on Sunday

Nicely dressed, smelling good, great smile

You’d never know

   Just by looking

That she has a lucratively lustful occupation

You’d never know

She spends most of her work hours on her back, thinking that since she works for a company her work is legitimized. 

They’re clients………not johns

She’s a customer service worker………not a hooker

She’s simply providing a way of life for her and her kids

   But, you’d never know

That man

   On the construction site

   In the elevator

   Filling up at the gas station

Nicely dressed, smelling good, great smile

You’d never know

   Just by looking

He’s got blood on his hands and wrestles with demons within himself daily

You’d never know

He has and is still capable of taking lives after years of street living and gangbanging.

He’s done 10+ years in prison for his deeds but now struggles with homosexual fantasies after hearing and witnessing inmate rapes during his time in

   But, you’d never know

That girl

   In cheerleading practice

   Hanging out at the mall

   At your daughters’ sleepover

You’d never know

   Just by looking

She’s in constant danger at home

You’d never know

When she goes home every night she’s in the care of her mothers’ boyfriend

A man who continues to regularly sexually abuse her after her mother chose to not believe the prior claims of abuse

   But, you’d never know

That boy

   Shooting hoops in the park

   Riding his bike down the street

   Hanging out with your son

You’d never know

   Just by looking

He’s a drug addict and alcoholic

You’d never know

The baggy clothes, pimply faced kid who sometimes hangs around your house is a weed smoking, ecstasy popping, Nyquil sipping, paint huffing, medicine cabinet consuming addict who drinks whatever he can get his hands on and has an alcoholic volume by content

   But, you’d never know


Comments:
 
WorldsFynestChoklit   WorldsFynestChoklit wrote
on 2/9/2010 10:30:13 AM
I REALLY LIKE THIS B! IT HAS U REALLY THINKING ABOUT THE FOLKS U RUN ACROSS ON AN EVERYDAY BASIS, AND YOU'D NEVER KNOW............

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