Why Did You Take Them?


They’re our children and friends

who faced an early end

Why did you take them God?

Was it because they struggled so?

Many others have used drugs,

why did these ones have to go?

Why did you take them God?

We all want to know

Was it because they shot drugs in their arm?

Was it to painful to witness their self-harm?

Or was it because they just couldn’t stop

Your precious human flesh wasting to rot

They were once so beautiful, created to win

Now dancing with the devil, living in sin

Did they call your name God?


Did they cry out for help,

down on their knees?

Why couldn’t you stop them?

Why did they have to go?

Why oh why, God

We just want to know.

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