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Drugged Along



I took the drug for all it's worth
and talked the drug from death to birth
And wondered why I walked the walk
of drugged for mice and not for Earth

And told myself what I would know
when all who others said I'm stoned
Told death for me when I had known
what all along was I to doned

And all I thought was left to tone
when only those who celebrate
Left me to live without a date
of what it was to concentrate

For when I learned what I had done
my lips were sealed and I was one
With what I'd learned from other's tongue
of lost for now and cost for stun

That soon I learned to be as best
what all would say had been a test
Of freedom come for those too late
and I not sure just how to gait

That even I was saved by dumb
when others left me to succumb
So I could see that I was led
in failing all with honest gum

And I could say I had belonged
to what was right and got along
To take what I gave failing grade
to all mankind who changed as wrong
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Written on March 30, 2022

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