Dear Stranger, how are you today?
There have been things us onlookers
have seen that are a bit concerning
and maybe you can help explain.
There are those pills being passed around
that are taking the lives of so many
who believe that beyond the quick high
there is nothing else that will happen to them
until they lay still in a buried casket.
As more and more are in the news
being buried along side so many others.
Your actions become confusing
as you continue to take the artificial high.
There has to be a reason
that you believe you are immune
to the garden of death these pills bring,
though you have read the effects too
and have seen pictures of the bodies.
As you raise the next pill to your mouth
even though it may be your last one
The rest of us wonder why the road to suicide.
That is what we do not understand
and is what makes you a stranger to us all.
January 10, 2017
© Andrew Scott – Just a Maritime Boy 2017