by Linda Slusser
(Lansing, MI, USA)

Some call it the grey world..for me it was black.
It grabbed right ahold..I thought I would never come back.

I turned to deceit..became a thief and a liar,
Out of desperation I tried to get higher.

My children were starving..I could not pay the rent.
I did not think about where my life went.

I tried to sell drugs to keep my kids fed,
I was a was addiction instead.

My life fell apart..all I did was sit,
I could think of nothing but having a hit.

I reached bottom as most usually do,
I could either get up or feel sad and blue.

Life was so sorrowful there in the hood,
I thought about was time that I should.

Cocaine is a drug that will make you feel free.
But, it robs you of life..mine was taken from me.

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Dec 05, 2016
good poem
by: Anonymous

that was real good

Mar 25, 2014
real life shit
by: Anonymous

this is poem that reaches the masses in life at a good price get this work of art into prison and make you some money

Nov 13, 2011
very good
by: Robert

AWESOME! This is fantastic. I thought it was great and I feel more people should read it.

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