Can you hear me?
Can you see me?
I am here but no one can see nor hear me?
Am I like Tommy, stuck in a pinball nightmare of silence and solitude
am I like that proverbial mushroom, in the dark surrounded by shit.
I am, but yet nothing acknowledges me
Is my reality so far away from yours that I am but a shadow
My shadow not even a reminder of my presence or passing
Do you feel me?
Do you smell me?
Please don't turn from me
I suffer silently
but I reach for you physically
who am I?
who are you?
you are those that ignore me
those that pretend I don't exist
you are the ones that allow my pain to endure
I am your silent victim
I am the child next door!