Treasure Island

Philip Carter

(London)

Stay Away From The Pub


The message I got was simple
Direct and to the point
If I turned up at the pub
My nose would out of joint
Whether that means I will be hit
Or just be in the way
The threat seemed to imply
That in someway I will pay
This warning came from a friend
Who I'm sure is on my side
But just in case he isn't
In my fears I won't confide
So for lunch I will go
To a different place
In the hope, no one there
Will punch me in the face.

Submitted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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This poem came to me, when I was told not to go to a certain pub, on a particular day.

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