Treasure Island

Mark R Slaughter


It’s My Birthday


Shit!

Another year – a terse reminder.

Shit!

Another tear; I need a blinder –
Blur the brain of time
And unrelenting age.

O! to be a hero: honed, a sage of life;
Not an ever-ancient me,
Ticking over on a mug of pills,
Holidaying at the ward
(Drowning in a sea of stagnant piss) .

So rest assured, unless I’m cured of
Groaning limbs, a crumbling back and
Fading mind,
Whims of being young again are crass,
And show me blind.

So sod off! and leave me here alone
To face another birthday.

Shit!

Shit!


Copyright © Mark R Slaughter 2010










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birthday birthday birthday, birthday birthday birthday,
It's me bloody birthday
birthday birthday birthday, birthday birthday birthday,
It's me bloody birthday
birthday birthday birthday, birthday birthday birthday,
It's me bloody birthday

Submitted: Thursday, December 09, 2010
Edited: Saturday, May 14, 2011

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  • Unwritten Soul (12/4/2012 7:01:00 AM)

    Happy birthday Happy birthday and its not bloody but the best thing and the greatest wish only....never mind just be happy even without birthday...Only Happy_Soul (Report) Reply

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