Here's to All the Kids

Here's to all the kids

who make it through the end

of the day

and wake up for the next one 

even though

all they really want to do 

is stay 

and hide away.

 

Here's to all the kids 

who cry in the mirror 

and wipe their tears 

with the corner of their hands

 

Here's to all the kids 

who jump up randomly 

and dance with all the 

passion that they have

just to keep from feeling 

that dark creeping emptiness

 

Here's to all the kids 

who don't give up

even though 

they have all the 

reason in the world to 

 

Here's to all the kids

who listen to a song 

a thousand times

listening for that one 

little meaning

that is hidden for them

within the lyrics

 

Here's to all the kids 

who smile 

with that sad fake smile

who desperately want 

someone to see through it

 

Here's to all the kids 

who are reading this

who are struggling to make it

and who are not contempt with their start

 

For those who can't feel 

or who can't adjust

I say lets give a toast to 

those kids

because they 

are the real stars. 

 

 

This poem is about: 
Our world

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