Tell us about your experiences with weight management. Take our survey!

Medication: A Poem

Little pills in my hand
Will you be kind?
Will you send migraine away?
Will you be cruel
And leave me suffering?
And how will you treat me tomorrow?

I slog through the fog
Air like jello
Arms like lead balloons
Words dance by
I can waltz print
I trip over speech

By providing your email address, you are agreeing to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Emotionally numb
Yet eyes perpetually damp
Tears on my cheeks
My heart wonders why

Thanks triptan
You banished the pain
Thanks zofran
You banished the nausea
Thanks hydroxyzine
You banished allodynia
Thanks clonozapem
You banished wakefulness

But you linger
And as you leave
You leave a mess
You’re terrible guests

See you at the next party.

Pills on a table

This article represents the opinions, thoughts, and experiences of the author; none of this content has been paid for by any advertiser. The team does not recommend or endorse any products or treatments discussed herein. Learn more about how we maintain editorial integrity here.

Join the conversation

Please read our rules before commenting.