Vividly bursting through my sensory system
with synapses flaring out of control.
I was feeling all shades of blue, then
in popped a multicolored dose of you.
Anticipating relief while awaiting
the desired release.
One hit today, another one tomorrow
— swallow this whole to combat your sorrows.
Taking over all five senses
and impairing me with this
chemically imbalanced grief.
Feeling an urgency after each gulp
to escape my new distorted reality.
Such despair could not last as long
as prescribed, unfortunately.
Because with each consumption of you,
bits and pieces were getting lost that I forgot
I enjoyed having inside of me.
Strangers with Candy
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