Trial and Error
See that boy over there, walking down the street,
Kicking a can, ruffling his hair, tripping over his feet.
He thinks about everything that's gone on in his life,
His new girlfriend, his old girlfriend, and even his to-be wife.
He wonders what it would be like if he died that very night,
If people would notice, if people would care, or if they'd be alright.
So he goes on walking, like any other day,
Thinking about suicide, thinking about love, without a word to say.
He gets home, unannounced, and walks up the stairs,
Goes into his room, lies on his bed, and wonders "Am I ever really there?"
And even if all of us heard each other, our desperate cries and pleas,
Is there really anything anyone can do to live this life with ease?
Because all beings, from near and far, that live on this earth
End up dead, gone forever, no matter of size or worth.
See that girl over there, that no one even knows,
She's just eaten a full course meal, but nothing shows,
Why does she put herself through such p