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30 Minutes till Sunrise

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30 Minutes till Sunrise

5:30 AM on a Monday It doesn’t get much worse than this Up all night partying for what I don’t know Everyone is gone now I am alone with my beer Inebriated and toxic I am a danger zone. Dogs are sleeping and wife as gone long ago. Just me and this computer and some lonely souls. I have taken Ambien and lorizapam and nothing puts me down It will probably take a sun to rise To wipe the tears from my eyes. I can hear The Stones singing “Goodbye Ruby Tuesday” From another room But it’s only Monday. I light another smoke and watch the bellowed rings Cancer spelled with an O. Take another sip of Heineken waiting for the buzz to start Oh Jesus is this what a life if for? Help me find the top. Once I reach the pinnacle then maybe I can stop.

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  1. Date: 10/27/2013 3:26:00 PM
    I love your unique expressions such as "Cancer spelled with an O" ..touching piece here. I find the most resilient and amazing writes of yours are those that are filled with some sort of pain or memory. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 3:53:00 PM
    We have a choice each bran new morning to make it better than the day before, hope you rise to the occasion my friend, it is well worth the climb up the hill, just to see the beautiful virgin sun rise, love and light xxx

    Kilmer Avatar Stephen Kilmer
    Date: 9/2/2013 6:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Mystic Rose, sometime I get lost along the way and nee someone to pull my back into the herd... ~Kilmer
  1. Date: 9/2/2013 12:10:00 PM
    So much to live for, you are a brilliant man, with so much creativity, glad you have this outlet...

    Kilmer Avatar Stephen Kilmer
    Date: 9/2/2013 1:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you. Is that yo Surfield?
  1. Date: 9/2/2013 5:51:00 AM
    Very sad condition created and one must come out of it