An Ounce Of Crack Poem by James B. Earley

An Ounce Of Crack

Rating: 2.9

All around us
Youths are dying
Victimized by greed

Frequent arrests
..An ounce of crack
This 'War On Drugs'
..Is it really that's yours
Some answers to find
Rid the Nation this Cancer
At the source..of the crime
Government, for whatever reason, seems completely disinterested toward addressing the devastating impact of 'illicit drug trafficking' pervasive throughout our Nation! This epidemic would not possibly survive absent two key ingredients, sourcing and distribution.

Michael Pruchnicki 01 March 2008

James - Expect....answers...politicians....talktalktalk! don't expect answers

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Meggie Gultiano 10 March 2008

James, i hope this powerful message of yours will reach to the most powerful men in the government

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Coreena Dejesus 12 March 2008

You have conveyed your powerful message although answers won't come: -(

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Alison Cassidy 15 March 2008

The ridiculous story of prohibition during the 20th century, demonstrates the futility of fighting a war against drugs. It's just not winnable. At least if the drugs are legalized, there is some chance of controlling their consumption and distribution. You make your point strongly and without too many superfluous words. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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Ivor Hogg 21 March 2008

greed and the wish to make a buck are paramount. Only the illegality of drugs makes them worth dealing in. Cheap to produce easy to transportGovernments talk prevention but do nothing consructive

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Shirley Hanley 03 January 2010

War on drugs................ obviously a misnomer! Many someones are getting rich off that 'so called war', I say legalize and take the profit away... but then what do I know? I'm not sure anyone has the answer to this one. I once had an addiction to diet pills [speed]...... my supplier was a doctor.

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Cathryn Adeli 20 February 2009

oh james, so true everything you said. but how did they get people to want it in the first place. my brother, my mothers youngest son, died of bad crack, and was dead for two days before he was found. there is a poem on that also. so privelidged i am to read your poetry that address so clearly the ratty side.

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Keith Foley 07 August 2008

Very well said and written; good points are made with few words. leaves me wanting to read your others (and I will) . PS Thanks for reading mine. Keith

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Patricia Gale 25 July 2008

So true... it tears families and homes apart. Well said

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Bonnie Collins 07 July 2008

Very well put and to the argravation point... My niece died 2 years ago from a lethal overdose of herion, to this day has not been deceted and 2 others in neighboring cites were also affected..... Drugs are a nightmare for all involved... GET the SELLERS, Pushers, while columbia makes its income off of alot of drugs.... Can not understand and never will........ Very good piece.... a 10! ! Bonnie

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