Johnny Lawless

Jimmy's Christmas

Jimmy had a problem you see

A hardcore dependency

Meth to be exact

Cranking since sixteen 

Made it to twenty two

He died without a clue

Strewn out in a puddle of puke

Squatting in a tore up shack

Mainlining 150 MGs

Heavy addition to please

Twas Christmas Day

His heart was racing 

Body covered with bloody sores

Hot sweat coming out his pores 

Didn't know it was Christmas 

Didn't know his own name

Jimmy finally checked out

To be forgotten no doubt 

Comments6

  • Laura

    Lawless,

    Unfortunately, a tragic situation!

    ~Laura~

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    • Johnny Lawless

      Thanks O.

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      • A.H. Browning

        Wishing you and your family the best this Christmas. Thank you or your writing.

        • Johnny Lawless

          You're welcome

          Have a splendiferous Christmas!

        • Goldfinch60

          Such a sad tale, there must be a better way.

        • orchidee

          It's not a 'happy' time for some.

        • Tamara Beryl Latham - The Poet

          Yes, your poem speaks to many of those who will not have a Merry Christmas this year. Families are also touched by the loss of their loved ones.

          Enjoy your holiday season. :-)



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