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Drinking Life

holding me between its knees
not willing to let me go
it tells me I have to have more
pushing the cup close
between my lips to my teeth
I cannot but swallow
sipping gulping taking it in
I hear the sound of
my teeth on the rim of the cup
the staccato of Time
percussion like in a jazz concert 
arranged by my karma
the track is entitled Live Now!

Copyright © Ingrid Laymann | Year Posted 2011


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  1. Date: 2/15/2016 7:15:00 PM

    INQRID, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 12/2/2015 11:16:00 PM

    INGRID, thank you for sharing.... Luv SKAT
  1. Date: 7/18/2012 8:05:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poem making it through round one of the PoetrySoup International Poetry Contest. I wish you the best in the finals Ingrid. Love, Carol