In a world in which ones heart beats only for themselves. Where we look out only for number one and the best friends are always me, myself and I. Where the selfless are trampled underfoot and the selfish live to amass more another day.
In a world in which kindness and friendship are words in a dictionary. Where morals are replaced by the lure of materials and the lifetime of a human being is marked by how much they are worth in monetary terms.
In a society where love is a memory; a distant one at that. Where the glint in a loved ones eye is replaced by lust and the warmth in their hands by a clammy claw. Where the wallet is a prerequisite for the heart and flowery words are assigned a particular day in February.
In a time where the bleakness of winter is replayed on people's faces and where the smiles are simply motions through which we go. Where strangers aren't given a second look and pleading voices are met with an indifferent ear.
I live in a world where the melody is gone from music and hope is dead in children's eyes. Where time seems to stand still yet fly by so fast. Where change leads to uncertainty and stagnation is a death sentence.
It's enough to draw tears when you forget that it is the same world where families sit together at dinner and pray to a higher power. Where loved ones stroll down a muddy path and laugh at the falling rain drops.
The same world where friends count years together and the good guy gets the girl at the end of the day. Where patience and perseverance are rewarded and intelligence is acknowledged. Where the morning is tinged with the promise of a sunny day and children laugh out with innocent glee. Where strangers reach out and forge bonds and finally where we can still dare to believe in dreams.
It's my world. It's your world. Different eyes. Same situations. Different conclusions. I want to see the good with each passing day but the bad somehow makes it brighter. It remains my world!