Ray Lucero

Suicide, Slow Or Fast… - Poem by Ray Lucero

SIDS babies are the smart ones, they exit early

Adolescents step between cars for a quick out,
or drown in a neighbor’s pool

Teens have the most options with drugs, alcohol,
Anorexia, fast cars and access to guns

Middle-years get to pick from hundreds of prescription drugs, breast/ovarian/prostate cancers or a plethora other diseases

Elders get to have strokes, heart attacks, diabetes and the like

Suicide slow or fast…
No matter, as Death has great patience

Comments about Suicide, Slow Or Fast… by Ray Lucero

  • (11/8/2007 10:36:00 PM)

    truth is a bitter pill

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  • (11/8/2007 6:44:00 PM)

    Wheeeew Ray,
    this is a wicked poem,
    but is right on the marker in truth.

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  • (11/8/2007 2:00:00 PM)

    kind of grim but true enough.... ive known it myself (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 8, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011

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