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Alcohol Love---Family Fear

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Alcohol Love---Family Fear

Push and shove
Punch and hit
Throwing a bad violent fit
Never knowing what you did
Because the liquor left it hid
Remembering is hard to do
When it takes control of you
You try and stop with group support
But one sip and you  abort
All the senses telling you
This is a bad thing to do
Having fun with all your friends
Swigging every drink they send
With each one you can’t hold back
You start to hit and start to smack
A child who don’t understand
Why other daddy’s use their hands
To hold and love their little ones
But she has to hide and run
So afraid and scared to death
With every hit she holds her breath
Praying for her life each  time
He does this violent act of crime

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  1. Date: 10/6/2013 7:57:00 PM
    Hello Robin, this is raw... sending soup mail...Linda

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 7:47:00 PM
    This is a strong emotional write my dear Robin! Hugs, Jack xoxox

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 1:10:00 PM
    very impacting , I know as a Irish /American French Indian mix ! It runs in my Family ..so many will not bravely admit , and this being well penned ~

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 12:59:00 AM
    A powerful piece, Robin - excellent!

  1. Date: 10/5/2013 9:45:00 PM
    Ah a very good write my dear Robin! Such an epic write! Everyone has their own views on love, some see the roses and love letters, others drunken breaking vases over each other's heads! Such a great poem! Great write my dear Robin! Very Bukowski like!! xoxo :) hugs and kisses all around for you my dear! :)

  1. Date: 10/5/2013 1:32:00 PM
    very good write...alcohol addiction destroys families as do other drugs... ...