All the World Needs is MeI don't need people. Just leave me alone. You're just getting in my way. Let me do things my own way. I don't want to have anything to do with you. You don't belong in my world. I live in a place I have created. I don't need you or anyone else here.
I pull on my headphones and start walking.
I don't need these people. I'll just shut them all out. It's the simplest solution.
I walk down the street. I see a child getting mugged for what little he has. It doesn't concern me. I walk on.
People are so stupid for letting these things happen to them. Relying on others makes you weak. I'll never rely on another person.
I look around. Where am I? How did I get here? I peer up at a street sign. The name of this place is unfamiliar. I find someone on the sidewalk and ask where I am. I see him answer, but hear nothing. I ask again. Again, I hear nothing. The man taps his ear with his index finger. I look at him quizzically for a moment, then realize what he's getting at.
I hesitate. My