Medicated

Cider & 20/20s
Beer & wine
Vodka & Gin
Shots of Sambuca & Margaritas:
I used to make me popular,
I used to numb the pain
I used as soporiphic
and used for 15 years.

Billy & Whiz
Speed & Bluey’s
Just to make the night last more
So my tounge was always loose
At 19 I said no more.

White Doves & Mitsubishis
Hexagon & Rolex’s
MaDMAn makes you love the world
and think the world does love you back.
I still take it on occasions
because everyone, sometimes,
needs a chemical hug.

Mother’s little helpers
helped me once or twice.
Valium calms my nerves
and stops my panic attacks.

Acid and Ketamine to zone out;
Pot to help me sleep and unwind;
Prozac, Seroxat and Cytalopram
to stop the blues from coming back;
Quietapin and Olanzapine to stop me going off the track.

But when I was told today,
I’d be medicated for the rest of my life:
It was as if a bullet,
struck me in the heart.

Gal Lo Leggio 27/08/08

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Comments

  • John Douglas
    John Douglasover 4 years ago

    some daze, eh. xxx

  • hehe john. xxx

    – Gal Lo Leggio

  • markvasey
    markvaseyabout 4 years ago

    Yeah, it’s funny how we can use substances all the time even if they’re ruining our lives but when we’re told we have to take a medicine instead of using it freaks us out

  • gary roberts
    gary robertsover 3 years ago


    congratulations on your well deserved win!

  • Thanks Gary. xxx

    – Gal Lo Leggio

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