Lenny Orlando Camacho


Finish Your Drink and Go


grab the glass full of fire
and methodically shove it down the throat

run your dirty sleeve again
over the broken lip thirsty of a new hello

ask the barkeep for a refill
another glass of fire to quench your soul

drink it down fast, never slow
close the blood shot eyes, feel the warmth

ask for a glass of forgetfulness
finish it off and then go, never to return

Submitted: Sunday, October 27, 2013
Edited: Monday, October 28, 2013

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Liquor is sometimes an answer to a broken soul

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