Strung Up

We often forget the purpose
of red brick buildings
in the nine hour hurry up
and wait


We often forget the purpose
of pen and paper
in the technicolor dream of
google docs


We get caught up easily
when thrown behind a
piece of paper reading


The first letters we learned
have become obsessions


We are easily strung up
by the coffee and all nighters
hanging ourselves on the
string of a 4.0


We linger in bed with our
mind in jello and our
eyes saying don't
wake me


We are easily strung up
Like puppets and I cannot
tell you how many pills
i took


We hang ourselves out
to dry our alcohol breaths
and wonder when this addiction
will end


This poem is about: 
My community
My country
Our world
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