Well, I Never

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Well, I Never….”

Well I never sat long enough to hear his stories

Of how his problems have been saturated with cocaine

I mean yeah he told me he was going to do it…

Well, I never sat long enough to actually believe him

Or understand that his life was the worse its been

I didn’t understand what it was to live in a house with a mother who would not listen

And siblings who laughed at him like a joke

Sometimes I forgot that others didn’t see the intelligence I saw in him

Other times it was hard to remember that I was just like everyone else

Although he tried to tell me about it

Well, I never really listened

I kind of,

just left

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