Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 10,812,574
VxPoem ID: 23802
Posted: August 19th. 2006 5:32:26 PM
I find that in my dreams I'm always running
by Arianna Pendragon
Age Group: Adult
and it's a battle of attrition that we're losing week by week.
you've been drinking whiskey all night, and you're slumped over on your front porch. the alcohol is coursing through your veins like rusted hypodermics and you wince with every breath. the cigarette in your right hand has burnt down to the filter and it's begun to singe your index and middle fingers.
is this what you wanted from life? to be reduced to this weakened state, hoping for an intervention that isn't going to come? someone to grab you by the shoulders and carry you to safety. you're not exactly sure. a girl you know says that you've made yourself impossible to love, with the binge drinking and the nicotine that pumps through your muscles every morning. the sensible side of you agrees with her, while your pride tells her to *** off.
you remember better days when you were fourteen. days when all you needed was a budweiser and maybe a few hits off a joint to feel good. now it's a bottle of jack and a pack of cigarettes. a shoddy replacement for happiness. a false hope, if you will. more like don quixote, than anything else.
you sit with heavy alcoholic breath and sing into the night; "i am a leader but you will not follow me, i ain't no preacher for i'm full of blasphemy, see you in hell, boys."
Author's Location: Brunswick, Maine
More Poems: Arianna Pendragon has posted 31 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Arianna Pendragon - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2014 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.