have you ever bothered?

A true testament of a world passing by. another day, waiting for the day to die.
What's the use of living when I go to sleep under a bridge with nothing in my stomach?
Every second gets heavier to take in oxygen in my lungs.
I left my home, ventured to school.
Hoping to one day make it and have a better life.
3 damn years have gone by, a full college degree but still unemployed.
Knocked on every door, some people meet me half way the gate and tell me there's no work here, maybe I should try some other time.
Cv's in every company but no one has called me yet.
A minimum of 3 years of experience is required.
How can I get experience when I can't even get work?
Is this what 12 years and more 3 years is worth?
Government and all the damn schools please pay me back.
All the money I used to buy books, school uniform and every second I spend in school.
Is the promise of education is a key to success just another lie?
I'm not alone even the guy I passed by the corner has a full medical degree.
But now his infecting his system with drugs.
Graduates suffering, where are damn jobs we worked all our lives for?
This is not my revolt.
It's a reminder that my hands stand empty from the promise you've made.
But to you I'm just a stat.
Back home I was the way out of poverty.
Fat bellies and fat checks.
You don't even bother to give a cent when you see me begging on the streets.
Have you ever bothered to care?
Has it ever bothered you I'm just another stat that you failed to keep your promise to?
I guess freedom and happiness is for the limited
A true testament of a world passing by. another day, waiting for the day to die.

Written by poetOftragedy
Author's Note
many will sits and say nothing
i stand amomg the few willing to die for having said something
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