Jon Edward Walker

Rookie (6-26-1980 / othello)

Drugging - Poem by Jon Edward Walker

I read this story in the newspaper
about a daycare
feeding kids cough syrup
so they’d sleep all day
so as not to bugger the adults
serious convictions came down upon their heads
I think

as adults however we willingly
heavily medicate
with alcohol, weed
prozac or other drugs
so as to not bugger the other adults
no one punishes us however
except ourselves

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 10, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 11, 2006

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