I realized I could really become hooked on these happy pills.

 They gave me a glorious feeling of general well-being and didn’t make me fat, like alcohol. I wondered if there was any harm in being addicted to only these.”

― Augusten Burroughs, Magical Thinking: True Stories

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“Drip of a drop,
Don’t name it a tear,
It’s hard to cry with tears,
harder without,
To smother a sob without a sound,
to bite your forefinger in helplessness,
and cry out

Hey! Where’s the pill
I can take to cure this?
What’s the doctor’s name?
What operation can save me?”

― Piri Thomas