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A Bitter Brew

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A Bitter Brew

Thirst creeps over an exhausted soul, 
Staring at a bottle of madness. 
Labeled insanity's origin, 
A mixture of flavors so callous. 

Bitter undertones brewed deep within, 
Hatred harmoniously ferments. 
A dash of anxiety mixed in, 
A pinch of disdain to complement. 

Anxious fingers crack open a brew, 
A refreshingly cold hiss escapes. 
Eyes widen, dry lips happily curl, 
A vile tendency perpetuates. 

One sip of this evil elixir, 
Releases the demons deep within, 
Corrupting a once innocent heart, 
Let delinquent decisions begin.

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  1. Date: 1/7/2013 10:05:00 PM

    The perfect poem that describes my ex-husband - an alcoholic. The alcohol definately bought out the evil in him...

  1. Date: 1/6/2013 6:31:00 PM

    Nice to read your darker write this eve. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 10:01:00 PM

    Mest, congratulations on giving Tracie, "What she rEaLlY rEaLlY WaNt-ed"..lol... always~ PD.....

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 6:36:00 PM

    a bitter brew indeed. this is an original poem! congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 4:32:00 AM

    Congratulations on your winning spot Mest xx