As a young and growing child Mental seeds were sown He’s medicated to be mild Side effects unknown
Said to be unmanageable
Too wild to control
Prescriptions all too viable
No care for future toll
Now this child gentle, meek Falls victim to their taunts Mistake this boy as being weak He flees to sheltered haunts
Witness of horrendous things Of which he will not speak How can family, terror bring His loved ones, havoc wreak
He finds his shelter safe and warm He climbs inside his mind His sanctuary from the storm His thoughts help time unwind
As he grows and comes of age He grows tired of his pills Things to do and wars to wage Newfound battle of the wills
He’s grown and reached maturity After years mis-diagnosed A dangerous threat to humanity For no longer is he dosed
Now his head is free to think Unclouded by that haze of mellow To evil thoughts his focus sinks For vengeance new voices bellow
His problem is with reality Cruel twisting of his fate It is Preying on his sanity Ever filling him with hate
All those years of passive sedation The malice that was endured Now he realizes with exultation His revenge can be secured
Unnoticeable from the outside The rage within his head A wicked smile, eyes open wide The madman kills to see you dead
Horrific spree of death and hate This killer caught and sent away Caged like an animal to meet his fate Asylum his home ’til end of days.
Far too dangerous to himself and the rest He must be tranquilized, to take away the wild A remedy concocted, one that seems the best The same one it happens, he was given as a child
The anger and fury lose their grip on his mind The memories of his childhood friend held close Taken back to better days, now easier to find Then five words bring clarity, “it’s time…..increase the dose”
Life and death cross paths as they wind And all things are bound to repeat Locked away in cage and mind The circle is complete
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