Taboo Man
 
Unaccepted today by society
From whence ever did thou come?
Most say a mindless body with cold and lupine eyes
Who slept in bog at night and spent his daylight hours in city slum

Not a single soul would look pon you
For much too long a time
Scared to get too close
Near to your stench and grime

Folks once said they knew you well
Before drugs and alcohol did you in
A man they say of good standing
Before booze and hypodermics you allowed to win

Preservation now is your endless plight
Neath the interlacing clouds and moon
Praying that death will finally call to you
You bellow out 'Lord let it please be soon'

And in your anguish you close your eyes
As you take a swig and inject again
Loud voices fill your head as you hear
He's just one more taboo man

2013 JacieStralkoDuca (All rights reserved)

By JacieStralkoDuca

© 2018 JacieStralkoDuca (All rights reserved)

 

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