War Drugs

POETRY FORMAT, 13 May 2013

Tom Greening – TRANSCEND Media Service

When we go marching off to war
our need for drugs begins to soar.

Let’s gulp them down, anesthetize
our brains so we won’t realize
our convoluted policies
are riddled with inanities.

Let’s kill for peace—don’t question how—
just make us more ferocious now.

I love my drugs, and they love me,
and they’ll insure our victory.

Tom Greening: “I engage in five professional activities:
Faculty Member at Saybrook University
Private Practice of Psychotherapy
Clinical Professor of Psychology, UCLA
International Editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology
Writing (Poetry).”


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