~See the boy doing his homework in homeroom?
He couldn't do it last night because he was too busy talking his best friend out of suicide.
~See that girl, with her face caked in make up?
She's bullied, she needs to feel beautiful.
~See him, the one who wears long sleeves everyday?
He covers his arms to hide the scars.
~See her, with the cheap, hand-me-down clothes?
Her family can't afford food for half the month, let alone get brand names.
~See the girl who laughs and smiles at every little thing?
She cries herself to sleep every night.
~Wonder why she never lets her friends over her house?
She's afraid they'll see her dad passed out drunk on the floor, as always.
~See how that girl cringes at sexual jokes?
She was raped.
~See the boy who everyone goes to for advice?
He wishes someone would do the same for him.
~See her, with the little waist?
She goes to the bathroom and forces herself to throw up so she can stay like that.
~See the boy over there
with the dark circles under his eyes?
He has insomnia, he fears what he'll see in his dreams.
~See that girl, daydreaming over there?
She has schizophrenia.
~See the boy biting his nails?
He has a father threatening to kill him when he gets home and he's wondering how much time he has
~See that shaky friend of yours?
Shes addicted to drugs but she can't tell you because you won't understand.
~See that boy reading all about 9/11?
His parents died on that day.
~See her, with her phone on bed all the time?
Shes waiting for a call saying her sister was found after
a kidnapping 4 years ago.
~See that 15 year old girl who holds hands with her 1 year old son.
People call her a slut but
No one knows she was raped at 13.
~See that man you called fat.
No one knows he has a serious disease which causes him to be over
~See him, those who called him ugly.
No one knows he had a serious injury to his face while fighting for our country in the war.
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