I Don't Want to Seem Selfish

I don't want to seem selfish

I know there's bad all around

But this holllow sound of emptiness

Drowns out all of the cries for help


I don't want to seem selfish

Bombs are dropping new places each day

But a war is raging inside me

A prisoner of war feels my pain


I don't want to seem selfish

Children are dying of famine, starving

I'm starving just so I can look at myself

So I can look and not hate myself


I don't want to seem selfish

Really thats not my intent

But this is me looking for needed change

In this pain of the world and of myself




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