The Injection

We briefly chant
As the moonlight slants
Down the veins of our wrists.

And as we slump
On the porcelain stump
We inject the gaudy clump.

For it brings us life
From our days of lies
As we tumble into its bliss.

And while we cry
As our days drift by,
We swear — only one more time.

Yet, as limbo sets in
We begin to binge
As we deeply breathe and sigh.

For as we exhale
The dealer spoke tales
Of the papers we did sign.

But little did we know
The injection we sown
Was the one that brought demise.

The Injection by K. Saitta © 2015, A Walk In Verse

Share This

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email
Share on pinterest

Breaking News & Updates

Together we stand, or divided we fall. Join me in this fight against tyranny!


Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

You’re obese and I’m too thin, Self-control is our biggest sin. You see hunger, I see greed, And yet we

Difficulty, a Nonet Poem on Life - Walk In Verse


Trouble initiates in the mind As drugs set you against mankind; It shades the truth with a lie, You can’t

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top