H&S Dialogues: Pot


He & She:

The way I see it, clear as day

I don’t need those joints passed

in secluded circles at house parties

or dank alleys, nor the brownies

that make you feel fuzzy and odd.

I am calm and fuzzy enough.

“It opens up your mind, you should draw

or write,” They said like teachers to amateurs.

But they were none the wiser

Drifting higher off of nothing but cheap thrills

When I did the same, I learned

the truth was that I could imagine, write

and draw all along.

My mind had always been open.