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Mandolyn ...


cry me a creek, not a river


unless you can sail a boat
down a ripple
that is made for a crippled wind
spin my wit
on the dance floor, trance floor
keep the door open-

i might want to swim
away from the sand
in the glass- it keeps dripping

the faster it moves
the more i intrude
on how much time death
plans on taking-

Submitted: Sunday, July 13, 2014

Topic of this poem: free verse


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my wrist hurts but i have advil

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  • Gold Star - 11,826 Points Mandolyn ... (7/13/2014 6:58:00 PM)

    my wrists hurt
    but i have advil
    and i think there is whiskey somewhere

    if only i knew how to drink (Report) Reply

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