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A town called Rotgut

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A town called Rotgut

as I sit in the dingy saloon. Dehydrated and week.journey so long,I hardly feel 
my feet.town name, town name, plays over in my head.the name rot and gut is 
playing over instead. my insides are the first, and the second are the same.my 
travils have prevented me from from feeling sane.as I turn my head, to view all 
that is around.the whiskey and beer is flowing so sound.relief ,relief, is all I 
need.so I raise my hand for the bartender to see.the room is humming,with an 
awkward sound.one as if, just alchaholics around.as I order my drink,I feel a 
pain inside, been to long, no alchahol to be found.as the drink gets slammed in 
front of my being, the name of the town releases it's fear, rotgut,rotgut once 
again in my mind.as I look around,there is no real cowboy to be found.i pick up 
my boots and head for the door.never again will I drink no more.making my way 
out the dusty town,my life looks better, no rotgut around.

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  1. Date: 8/14/2014 9:38:00 PM
    Hi Sheryl, stopping by to read and enjoy your poem once again. :) Congratulations, on having your poem featured on the Poetry Soup's Home Page..... Always & Forever ~LINDA

  1. Date: 8/6/2014 12:24:00 PM
    Wishing you the best in the contest. Welcome to PoetrySoup. If you click on the pictures or names you will be taken to that persons poems. Leave a comment there and you will leave a permanent link so they can find their way back to your poems.

  1. Date: 8/6/2014 4:00:00 AM
    - Warm welcome to PoetrySoup, Sheryl :) - I choose your first great written poem - Nice to meet you :) - Hope you will be satisfied with our "soup family" - we are many .. but has plenty of room for you too- PoetrySoup Rule1: Be kind and keep PoetrySoup a haven. PoetrySoup is a drama free zone(Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours.) Thank you posted your words and thoughts here, I want to come back to read more another day. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/5/2014 6:29:00 PM
    Sheryl, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you enjoy the community. You'll find many friendly poets, who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I want to be the first to invite you on over, to the contest page. I OFFER MY CONTEST, in hopes it inspires you to write another poem. I'm looking forward to following you and your poetry:) Here's the link to the contest page. http://www.poetrysoup.com/poetry_contests/ <---~Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

  1. Date: 8/5/2014 2:11:00 PM
    This is great Sheryl...good luck in the contest....hugs Tim