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narcassistic

To watch suffering is peoples favorite pastime
 Turn on the news and watch death and crime
Don't even try to act like you don't love it
When someone has a knife to another you want to watch them shove it
 You couldn't for a second not want to see someone fall
You hope and pray for others to lose it all
Don't try to deny it you know it's real
Watching people suffer has a sense of appeal
What is your favorite part of history
All the parts that are bloody and gory
You turn on the news and watch people die
Somehow it excites you and you don't question why
You act like you think it's a tragedy
On the inside for another you are ready
You want to watch things die
As long as its not you don't lie
Just waiting for another to end it all
Now turn on the news to watch the world fall
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Submitted on September 10, 2012

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