Billy Simani

Rookie (8th December 1987 / Nairobi, Kenya)

Mercy Killing (Euthanasia) - Poem by Billy Simani

What happened last night brother,
Please tell me it's not true,
Was i a bother,
Don't tell me you have no clue,

Why am i locked up in an asylum,
Don't you trust me,
Am i getting my mammogram,
it's my right to know please tell me,

Don't isolate me please,
I beg you, am only human,
Tell them to handle me with ease,
Am almost a young woman,

Don't turn away when i speak,
I need some answers,
These injections are making me weak,
Not forgetting my ulcers,

Is this about the mercy killing,
Please brother, don't cry,
You tried your best but am not healing,
Please let me die,

I can's feel my limbs,
The medicine is getting stronger,
Please take care of the other siblings,
Am growing weaker,

Am done leaving on life support machine,
Just let me go,
You tried but am a broken engine,
lease let my spirit go,

This are my last words brother,
Please don't try and save me,
Last night when i had a seizure,
The doctor defiled me...,

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Mercy Killing. Euthanasia. We MUST respect one's dying wish, there is always a reason behind it.

Comments about Mercy Killing (Euthanasia) by Billy Simani

  • (2/10/2013 10:32:00 PM)

    You are absolutely right! But many think otherwise.This subject always evokes a raging debate.THANKS for the kind invite. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, February 8, 2013

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