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an eighties child...a chic mod †  
listening to Prince and Bowie †
watching ET. Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club, the Goonies †
preppies sporting Izods and members-only jackets †
dreaming of living in Malibu and going to Pepperdine college †  
Reaganomics and D.A.R.E or drug abuse resistance education †
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it didn't work on me  
I had a wild streak †
I dare to try heroin at seventeen †
I dare to investigate the seedy side of life first hand †
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by age eighteen I was on methadone
fighting a hardcore addiction †
that year I rip and run just to survive
stealing to make a living †
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I was down and out before it was popular †
the nineties had nothing on me †
I killed myself many times over †
living every day like there would be no tomorrow †
I thought I would never die †
I believed I was immortal †
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Curt Cobain popularized heroin and death †
glorified it even †
the years of grunge †
today Seattle collects the souls of lost teens by the thousands †  
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now here we are in the twenty-first century †
it's all about technology and text talk
people don't dare anymore...they are afraid †
huddling in computer protected homes †
left communicating with our gadgets †
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what's the point of all of this †
I don't know †
I fear I'm closing this chapter of my journey †
I haven't been well †
I have to see a specialist †
to see what's wrong with my guts †
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I have no energy anymore †
I fear my thirteen years on methadone-- †
suffering chronic constipation †  
may have been the beginning of my end †
my dad had stomach cancer †
I fear I might too †
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tomorrow I see the specialist and begin testing †
I won't let them cut me open †
I don't think I will do chemo †
I think I will end this chapter †
I'm bored and I don't like what I see anymore †



crimsin
Written by crimsin (Unveiling)
Published | Edited 5th Nov 2019
Author's Note
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdqoNKCCt7A

I'm feeling morose my symptoms may be for other reasons
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