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De- Pre- Scribe

Jeffrey Powell 1979 (Pittsburgh, PA)



Flummoxed by the numb fits
I get while off the clock
It's not to my advantage all this damage and the shock

Confounded by the chemicals
-not truly fit to take
saddened by a movement
not fit to decide my fate

Hopeful for a freedom
a potential without reigns
seeing through a shifting paradigm
no longer poisoning brains

About this poem

The conundrum of modern psychiatry, as often, the patient just seeks a new 'normal.'

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Written on January 14, 2020

Submitted by JokerGem on September 18, 2022

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Jeffrey Powell

A bit of an introvert, Jeffrey enjoys using words and poetry as an outlet for expressing his thoughts and feelings. He tends to play by his own rules and darts in and out of the civilized world, as avoiding the conventional gathering is more his style. Jeffrey lives with his fraternal twin whom he enjoys sharing a laugh with at the opportune time. more…

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