Standing Up

They bullied him because he was different

Stating that he isn’t full grown

Because he likes science while they play sport

They never treated him like one of their own


The teachers don’t notice a thing

Besides teaching from their book

They laugh at his scrawny frame

And no one dared to look


He fell into depression

No one bothered to care

He took his life one cold afternoon

Then everyone was there


Where were you when he was bullied?

Why are you here for him today?

Talking about equality, fairness, and justice

When you turned your head away


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