Poisoning The Well

We turn a deaf ear

as they live with the pain

of those who we cancel

with biting disdain

 

Unable to rise

above selfish intent

with opioid bias

our progeny bent

 

Pontification

colors the flow

young ears once thought distant

to reap what we sow

 

The world as we leave it

our tracks in the sand

forever to haunt us

—as children disband

 

(Radnor Pennsylvania: December, 2021)

 

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