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A Toast to a Girlfriend's Ghost

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A Toast to a Girlfriend's Ghost

Cherished Mix
A sip or two
Silky smooth
Today's taste
What a waste
Here's a toast
To a girlfriends' ghost
Alone, alone again
Never was, never been
Rum n' Cokes
Coat this throat
Chest burning fire
This desire?
A longing?
The Voice inside
"Don't miss what's gone"
Time will tell
Let's drink for a spell
Relax, just relax
"She's never coming back"

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  1. Date: 6/13/2013 7:02:00 AM
    Very sad and expressed in a unique way. Somehow I feel this poem can be expanded and be so much more. I hope you consider that, if you do please let me know I would love to read more and have you peel back more layers. Either way I like your poem.

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 8:20:00 PM
    Great title and enjoyed the winding down to acceptance of something that is final. suZ

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 5:58:00 AM
    The things that we experience, at times we hold dear, at times we crushed it with our palms, at times we try and re-create it, but in the end, it's just a picture reel, praying you fill that reel with more beautiful images, for your heart will crave until you do, have a great day, use your best smile, and go meet the day, it wants you to xxx