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TOXIC TIDE

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TOXIC TIDE

I stand alone on this deserted shore Its flooding toxic tide I genuinely abhor It's time; time to "Heave Ho" to a sober land With tide in ebb, I leave my bottle strewn strand And so begins a journey with no real end My sanity, my soul, both on the mend

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  1. Date: 3/9/2012 11:48:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Clay. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 7:53:00 AM

    Congrats on work being featured and I love this..Patrick

  1. Date: 3/6/2012 6:14:00 PM

    Congrats on "Toxic Tide" being featured. It's a tough battle.

    robbins Avatar clay robbins Date: 3/7/2012 7:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Six months dry. I only have to pause, if ever I feel like falling off the wagon. Then I recall all the excuses I had used for allowing myself to drink to excess. Recount all the tragic losses. I have no business drinking. The good news; I really don't miss drinking. If I'd attempted to stop a decade or two ago, I would have had a yen for the social aspects of alcohol. As it is now, I have aleinated everyone from me socially, and so; what's to miss?
  1. Date: 3/6/2012 6:00:00 PM

    Good couplets...and congratulations for "being on the mend" and for being featured this week.

  1. Date: 3/6/2012 2:07:00 PM

    Congrats, Day, both for the selection and for kicking the juice. I been there, done that. Love, daver

  1. Date: 3/6/2012 7:24:00 AM

    Congrats on feature and enjoyed your piece... Patrick

  1. Date: 12/3/2011 4:37:00 PM

    Isn't it a blessing when we instinctively know when it's time to take that turn, Clay? Hope your weekend's going well. Wishing you lots of inspiration as I enjoy your poems. I think I'll go read another before I take off for a while. Annalise

  1. Date: 12/2/2011 8:06:00 AM

    I enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry this morning Clay. It has been awhile since I have been reading and commenting. So going to make it short this time with a promise to try and read more often after the holidays. Have a wonderful weekend and may it be full of love and joy. Love, Carol