There is a lot of truth to this. It represents the fact that we are often so enclosed that we either don't notice, or ignore, others who are in distress. The way you brought emotion across in the poem was very effective. I especially like how you end most stanzas with:
Originally Posted by rescuecatsrule
And you walk on by.
Although I'm not sure why you chose not to end the first stanza with this, I see what you were saying, but I feel it might have been more effective had you ended with a line like all the others.
Overall a very good poem. Well done.