Garrett Richardson


Dope Man In White - Poem by Garrett Richardson

Nothing has changed
Moderate suffering
Replaced by pain
Reflected by this mirror
I stand ashamed

Given pills to make me well
Beginning the reconstruction
Of my hell

My fate has been set
I sit and wait for death
It's the only thing that hasn't happened yet


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I used to be an addict. After stopping i had severe withdrawals. I also had a fear that after going to the doctor for help, i would be prescribed pills to help. But what i was truly fearful of was getting addicted to the pills.

Comments about Dope Man In White by Garrett Richardson

  • Sina Farajzadeh (8/8/2012 3:51:00 AM)


    Wo0ow. So good. I liked it. Specially when you said the new beginning is reconstruction of hell. Perfect. Great! I'd be glad if you comment on my poems. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 8, 2012


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