Jennifer Petty

Rookie (May 8,1983 / Scottsdale, Arizona)

Outside Perspective - Poem by Jennifer Petty

Losing a friend
To dope
Is like watching
A tar hole
Slowly suck
The shell of a human
Filled with empty desperation
Into it’s oblivion.
And while you may try
To rescue them by
Throwing a rope,
It doesn’t do any good
Unless they reach out
And grab it.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 16, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 17, 2011

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