Richard Quinby

Rookie (December 10,1954)

Six AM


Six AM
The stars fade away
and I am still drinking
looking for the way


Six AM
The sky turning gray
Another drunken dawning
of another empty day

Six AM
The sun coming up
Still awake, still thinking
of the price I'll pay

7/8/00

Submitted: Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Edited: Monday, September 05, 2005

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