Medicated

Location

Not everything works

Like it used to when

We were young

Disease fills us

Disorders rot our minds and

We’re never cured

Anxiety creeps up

Fire that you ignore but

Can’t put out

Depression seeps out

Of your ears covering your

Pillow in ash

Modern day children

Do not need recreational drugs

We’re legally medicated

Adderall Ritalin Vyvanse

Concerta Lexapro Prozac Zoloft Cymbalta

Xanax Ativan Valium

Identities are lost

We’re treated to feel nothing

Not even happiness

We’re a nation

Who can’t survive without drugs

Medicated to live

 
 
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Comments

QuirkyRose

Such an important issue that doesn't get much notice.  Enjoyed your poem!

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