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Would you like to stand by me.
Now that I am no more.
Is it me you long to see .
Since I did more than walk out the door.
Do you miss what our life was like.
Before I hit the floor.
I was on my 3rd strike.
Before the doctors order I did ignore.
I decided to take a hike..
While things for me got real bad.

Drinking my last drink at the bar.
Wasting each and every single buck.
In this hike I did not get far.
My life line had ran out of luck.
Without making it to my car.
They found me behind a dumping truck.
To late to perform C.P.R.
In this coffin forever stuck.

Now I am lost and gone forever.
For not obeying the doctors rule.
On me do not waste a tear.
It was my choice to leave.
While I sat to drink my last beer.
I remember thinking.
I am here because of my drinking.
Maybe in my next life,
 I will see things even clearer.

2 -26-10

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  1. Date: 8/23/2015 10:06:00 AM
    Simply beautiful....

  1. Date: 8/13/2015 6:50:00 PM
    Some are born with greatness, and yours glow beyond the shores of the world.

  1. Date: 6/4/2015 5:45:00 AM are concentrating for being the best

  1. Date: 3/29/2014 3:17:00 PM
    I love a beer or a glass of wine but only in moderation , This poem brilliantly portrays the dangers of excess . I love the way your mind works .

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 12:22:00 AM
    yes! :-)

  1. Date: 10/15/2010 12:14:00 PM

  1. Date: 9/2/2010 2:46:00 PM
    The gentelist souls surcome to drink, it's like they're too wounded to live without being anesthesized (bad spell) GAH! BIG hugs...Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 8:28:00 AM
    I really like this one. I can under stand it fully. I also wanted to say thank you. =)

  1. Date: 4/9/2010 10:10:00 PM
    AWWWW U HIT IT RT IN THE GUT...... EXACTLY IN THE NXT LIFE SHE WILL SEE THINGS MUCH CLEARER..... (ur bro sends hugs & a kiss he misses u dearly & his bro in law 2 he is rt here tellin me 2 say this 2 u....) :(

  1. Date: 3/22/2010 6:51:00 PM
    they never completely do realize until one is gone. its sad, but so true. wonderfully written. thanks. -Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 3/6/2010 8:31:00 AM
    Very profound and true, Irma! Live could be short indeed. Very well written! Keep your pen flowing and thank you for your comments....Gert

  1. Date: 3/5/2010 12:59:00 PM
    Great poem very deep, esp. from that point of view. Thanks for commenting on my poems. Have a great day...

  1. Date: 3/1/2010 10:27:00 PM
    It is a good write that gives a very important message, Irma. Thanks for sharing and thank you for your kind comment on mine today. Best wishes, Caroline.

  1. Date: 2/27/2010 9:34:00 PM
    hit an emotional spot Irma ... I liked this poem love Royal T.

  1. Date: 2/27/2010 5:58:00 PM
    Another amazing one Irma my friend.. you are pouring out your heart and soul in it and see light at the end of the tunnel.. just remember...every ending .. is a new beginning ... great write ...luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 2/27/2010 5:05:00 PM
    I like the way you wrote this as if you were this dead person, making it very real and relevent. Keep up the writing, Irma!! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 2/27/2010 5:21:00 AM
    Interesting topic that you have chosen to create a poem about....I hope that you have not had life experiences that helps you to know the topic well. Keep the creative pen flowing. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work. Sara

  1. Date: 2/26/2010 11:23:00 PM
    Very well written. Had family with a bit of the drinking problem and have passed on, both with liver damage badly. My dad had an article published in his local paper about the evils of drinking being the Devil's doing. Ellen