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Poem: I never write drunk

Updated on July 17, 2011

I never write drunk

Why is the ceiling spinning?
And my legs don't listen.
I got all kind of crazy ideas:
I really need to see a bear
I've never seen a bear.
I only see beer.
And when I get home
I fight with my arm to put
my key
in the keyhole.

A lots of beer I see.

My criteria drops heavily
Lots of girls come up.
I wouldn't look at them

I'm feeling Bukowskiish
But I stay away from my pen.
Cause you see:
I love to get drunk
and I feel great when I am.
But I can't think great.
My thoughts mix in strange ways
my paper can't take.
And when I make my paper do it
receive empty thoughts
Next day I feel ashamed
I made him do what he don't want.
my friend.
I'll never write drunk again.
I promise. <3


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    • Minnetonka Twin profile image

      Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

      Ha-too funny-sure you weren't tippin a few on this one. LOL

    • gg.zaino profile image

      greg g zaino 6 years ago from L'America- Big Pine Key, Florida

      Thanx for the write my friend- job well done.

      i too have consumed vast quantities of the stuff...

      you're correct - writing needn't always be sober but the writer ought be,

      peace my friend- here's to Hank!