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Wine O' Clock

Updated on March 29, 2015

I woke up at wine o' clock in the morning.

I drank my thoughts away, but

couldn't do the same

with my emotions.


I sucked my tongue to savor the flavor

I've become addicted to.

If only it were my heart in your hands.

I wish I had given it to you.


At wine o' clock, the sun isn't up

and I need a bit of courage.


A mirage is what I call God,

hopes and dreams go unnoticed.


Are you happy?

Are you lonely?

Will you give me another try?


I pushed you away because of my fears,

but all I do is cry.

I wish I was covered in the beauty of the butterfly.

I love to cry.

Isn't that what love's about?

I'm crying my eyes out and living in doubt.

I know I will never figure it out.


And who's to say I won't break your heart again?

Why did you take a chance on me?


You kiss me slowly and obsessively making me wanna vomit.

I swear I'm not into you, I won't think of why you called me at wine o' clock in the morning.


Why am I on your mind when you first wake up?


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      John Hansen 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      I like that, Ryem...wine o'clock, though I can't imagine drinking wine first thing on waking up. Great poem.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Well this was interesting. I'm going to remember that wine o'clock cause I've been there on the holidays.

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      Dianna Mendez 2 years ago

      Your angle on this addiction is well crafted. I can't imagine how hard it must be to battle these thoughts first thing in the morning.

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      Ryem 2 years ago from Maryland

      Thanks all!! :)

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      Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

      I like the saying, wine o clock, your poem was really poignant and thought provoking, loved it!

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      Ryem 2 years ago from Maryland

      Thank you, Nell. I'm glad you were able to enjoy this one! :)

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