Typewriter Rodeo: Efficiency In Pharmacology

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By David FruchterFebruary 25, 2022 10:36 am, ,

Research has been looking into the potential benefits and harms posed by psychedelic microdosing — that’s taking very small amounts of substances such as LSD or certain types of mushrooms. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

Efficiency In Pharmacology

just a little bit of dosing
micro is the amount
it’s barely even anything
it doesn’t even count
couple times a week,
drop a little psylocybin
or much-diluted lsd
it’ll have you vibin’
find a clinic that serves ketamine
take a little journey
go in thinking like hillary
come out thinking like bernie
in our culture, so medicated
for this, that, and the other
the lingering damage done to us
by our fathers and our mothers
what’s one more drug to fix your mind
let’s try ’em out, i say
at least with these, you don’t have to take ’em

a photo of the typewritten poem on a torn piece of yellow paper

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