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Christina Sunrise


Cocktails with Tashi


Cocktails with Tashi
A ritual Marcia started
for she never drinks alone
she has cocktails with Tashi
in her Palm Beach condo home
Marcia drinks a semi sweet French wine
Tashi has her cocktail of broken bar of unsalted rice
Everything is very fine around five five thirty dinner time
Tashi won’t eat dinner until her cocktail is gone
By then Marcia’s toes are lit and she’s singing a happy song
“Cocktails with Tashi is the song she sings
Marcia has this ritual with Tashi, it’s a wonderful bonding thing

Submitted: Saturday, September 10, 2011
Edited: Saturday, September 10, 2011
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  • Brian Jani (6/21/2014 11:58:00 AM)

    Wow, By then Marcia’s toes are lit, this line is very thoughtful just as the whole poem is (Report) Reply

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