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Battling Addiction

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Battling Addiction

Oh Methuselah, here you are again

With Methuselah in your hand hold tight to your chest

Yesterday you were wheeled down to your abode down the ghetto

By some good fellows walking by

After soaking yourself in an ocean of gin

Oh Methuselah, it’s not too late to repent

Deny Methuselah today and live a purposeful life tomorrow

Methuselah, aren’t you aware you are to live long

But have chosen to live a shortened life

Let that bottle full of wine go, let Methuselah go

And take control of your life once again

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  1. Date: 3/10/2013 9:07:00 PM
    JOSHUA, :-) CONGRATULATIONS in Anne's "Battling Addiction" contest.. I think very highly of Miss Anne, take care~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 10:21:00 AM
    Congrats on your HM and thank you kindly for your participation in my contest :)

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 5:59:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Joshua xx

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 7:52:00 PM
    Congrats Joshua

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    Date: 3/7/2013 10:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Donna... :)