Due to a bad reaction to one of those shots when I was a kid I lost part of my hearing. I lost more than that. To those people with cranked up music players (zune ipod etc) listen…

This is more of a song…and a rant…

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Listen

For the world has it's wonders

Listen

For life's sounds

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Closed off

Can I hear the birds singing?

Iii

Closed off

Can I hear the whispers of the wind?

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Closed off…

Can I hear silent secrets of my friends?

Vi

I can't

It's too bad

I am still closed off…

Vii

Even with hearing aids

I am still locked away

Into this little world

Of only vision in place

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Even with hearing aids

People need to be loud

If they want my attention

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At school

You know it's quite worse

I want to participate

But I can't hear

The people who talk so darn low

To tell what the heck is going on

Then my grade gets docked anyway!

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I am closed off…

From the world…

Xi

So I create my own

To hide away my misery

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All you will see

Is a "happy" girl

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Who is closed off

From the sounds of the world

Who is trapped

To the sights of the world