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Ink tears - Kathryn Ramirez 

June 21.




If I was as strong as my whiskey, I wouldn't need it anymore,
 I wouldn't hate the day that you went away, and changed what was before.
 But, I can't be that strong, not even I can understand,
 How did I grow up without my whole self, and let myself get so bland.
 I used to laugh all day, and never feel suppressed,
 But lately, my whiskey helps to shake the prude of my chest. 
 I am sitting alone in the dark, the moon's light is all I see,
 Missing the child that ran away, the child inside of me.
 Not for sure how to mourn someone who never really died,
 how do you get over a piece of you dying on the inside.
 I don't drink it often, but when I do I am set free,
 allowed to revive that child, the child inside of me.
 I don't fight or get belligerent, I always keep my ground
 but, don't blame a southern girl and her whiskey, we bring nobody down. 
 I am here for smiles, and my buddy Jack sometimes helps to bring that out,
 But, as with all good friends, I love him, but with him I can live without
 the only side effect you will witness, is the rebirth of my inner child,
 and on occasion, I will indulge too much, I will get a little wild.

 Katei
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  1. Date: 7/18/2013 7:55:00 AM
    I guess the refreshing bit about this piece is that there isn't a heavy dependecy on the bottle to become "yourself". Nothing wrong wtih a good, slow sip of the glass to ease into yourself. It happens. Kudos to you for this piece.

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    Date: 7/18/2013 8:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    much Thanks! It's really a nerve calmer really, lets you just enjoy your night. I appreciate your visits ;) Katei