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If you’re in a crowd….drunk If you’re home alone….drunk In jail…….drunk “Drunk as a skunk!” Sober? Hell no! No matter Anywhere drunk Any way but dead For God's sake It’s New Year’s Eve! Before long The ball will be descending Come down like the blade of a guillotine And if you’re very lucky You’ll wake up New Year’s day Feeling rotten avocado green On the bathroom floor

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009

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Date: 1/15/2010 7:19:00 PM
sheesh, Daver! I used to like avocados. They will never be the same . Great new year free verse though! Guacomole? oh no!-Robert
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Date: 1/3/2010 9:31:00 AM
haha. Very descriptive one, Daver. By the way, on your story of the white kitty, my goodness, our stories are exactly the same. I had Callie ALSO for 17 years when she got the lump that grew larger and she slowly died of cancer. And I too held her at the vets as they put her to sleep. I still regret not taking her in when I first felt the lump. I think she could have been saved. Now I know lumps in cats can be more than just hairballs. Never again!!
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Date: 1/2/2010 5:32:00 PM
I remember some days, in the past thankfully, like this Daver.Haaaaaaaaa! Hope you had a good one. Wishing you the best for this coming year. Sincerely, Moses
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Date: 1/1/2010 6:14:00 PM
Ohhhh goodness no I don't like ruining the pleasant feeling of tippsy with a hangover haven't done that since I was 20 LOL 1 time was more than enough to learn restraint! Light & Love
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Date: 1/1/2010 9:45:00 AM
Such a sad way too many find celebration. Line 14 is so vivid. Keep on writing! HAPPY NEW YEAR! Karen
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Date: 1/1/2010 5:05:00 AM
i could have gone out.. got drunk as a skunk.. could have woke feeling like a rotten avocado.. on the bathroom floor... could have.. but instead i wrote my new years resolutions, yep, its on paper now, and i rented movies and with a big bowl of buttered popcorn, cozy in my little nest, so cozy, with kitty beside me... i said happy new year kitty on the stroke of midnight, she said meow.. as we settled into the sofa to watch another flick... new years resolution.. get out more..
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Date: 12/29/2009 3:04:00 PM
Ruins your day doesn't it. I would not know for I have never been there. Sara
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Date: 12/29/2009 12:15:00 PM
Not any more ... LOL ... hope your New Year's Eve is more like a chocolate sunday than a rotten avocado ... smile ... and that 2010 is a good one for you and yours !!
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Date: 12/29/2009 12:14:00 PM
I thank you for writing and sharing your poetry with us here at PoetrySoup Daver. I offer you warm greeting for the New Year with best wishes to you on your writing endeavors in 2010 whatever they may be. Love, Carol
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Date: 12/29/2009 9:55:00 AM
btdt! great fun! Daver!.... inspiration for my mississippi bullfrog poem?.. I camp along the Mississippi in its northern most reaches on Native-Lands in the summertime.... the wild-rice beds hold a plethora of mind-rattlingly-loud frogs! which goes dead-calm when a predator is close! nature's warning system! I wrote this one night in this place!
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Date: 12/29/2009 9:08:00 AM
...Feeling rotten avocado green on clever! Great job, Daver! And a Happy New Year to you! Drunk or sober!! Peace and love, Audrey
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Date: 12/29/2009 8:50:00 AM
I'll be watching it all on the tube completly sober and having a great laugh. Lainie
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