Love Drunk

August 15, 2012
By Rain. SILVER, Beechhurst, New York
Rain. SILVER, Beechhurst, New York
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Favorite Quote:
No matter how high you are, you always have to come back down.


“Hi, I’m Alec, and I’ve been sober for 1 year now.”
“Hi, I’m Jason, and I’ve been sober for about 3 months now.”
“Good morning, I’m Klein, and I’ve been sober for about 5 weeks now.”

We went around in the circle, stating our names and our time away from the drug. My break up with Caroline was about 2 weeks ago, but in my mind our love was the drug I’ve been drinking. It’s what influenced most of my drinking, especially after the breakup. I was love drunk and I’d be lying if I said I was two weeks sober, because I really wasn’t. In fact, I was hung over right now.
I called her last night, drunk, both literally and metaphorically. “CARR! I love you, please come back! I need you in my life, I-I can’t go on anymore.”, I cried these words sobbing only stopping for breathe and to take another sip of my bottle of whisky. I waited for a response like a lost puppy; I was still lost because after I was done waiting all I heard was a –click. Don’t get me wrong, she had every rite, this had been the third time I called her like that this week.
My phone vibrated, and I slyly pulled it out of my pocket to check it. It was a text from Caroline that read: I love you; I was a terrible person for doing that to you. Take me back?
“Xavier, it’s your turn.”, the moderator told me.
“Hi, I’m Xavier, and I’ve been sober for– I’m sorry I can’t do this. I’m drunk off of love right now.”


The author's comments:
This is my first non-poetic piece.

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Rain. SILVER said...
on Sep. 6 2012 at 4:53 pm
Rain. SILVER, Beechhurst, New York
7 articles 0 photos 64 comments

Favorite Quote:
No matter how high you are, you always have to come back down.

No worries, thank you very much for the creative critisism, it will be accounted for and edited on my word document of this piece. :) 

Honour SILVER said...
on Sep. 4 2012 at 10:44 am
Honour SILVER, New London, Connecticut
9 articles 0 photos 181 comments

Favorite Quote:
Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. ~John 15:13

"Give me liberty or give me death!" ~Patrick Henry

Be brave and steadfast; have no fear or dread of them, for it is the Lord, your God, who marches with you; he will never fail you or forsake you. ~ Deuteronomy 31:6

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery" ~ Thomas Jefferson

Sorry about mispelling 'your' and 'non-poetic'.  And sorry about the spacing, it wouldn't allow me to post enters in my comment.

Honour SILVER said...
on Sep. 4 2012 at 10:43 am
Honour SILVER, New London, Connecticut
9 articles 0 photos 181 comments

Favorite Quote:
Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. ~John 15:13

"Give me liberty or give me death!" ~Patrick Henry

Be brave and steadfast; have no fear or dread of them, for it is the Lord, your God, who marches with you; he will never fail you or forsake you. ~ Deuteronomy 31:6

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery" ~ Thomas Jefferson

OK this a great peice, and it's pretty wel written except for two things I spotted;   1. you said 'only stopping for breathe and to take another drink'  It should be 'onlt stopping for a breath' or 'only stopping to breathe'   2. 'she had every rite'  Rite spelled that way is a relious act or solemn ceremony.  It shoult be 'she had every right'.   Well I hope I helped and again congrats on yoru first non=poetic mistake.

Rain. SILVER said...
on Aug. 19 2012 at 7:56 pm
Rain. SILVER, Beechhurst, New York
7 articles 0 photos 64 comments

Favorite Quote:
No matter how high you are, you always have to come back down.

Thank you so much, I will definitely keep writing :) 

on Aug. 19 2012 at 4:45 pm
Allicat001 SILVER, Waukesha, Wisconsin
6 articles 0 photos 171 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love is not someone you can live with, love is someone you can't live without."

"Always stand up for what's right even if that means you're standing alone."

I love how you made Xavier addicted to something in both a physical and more abstract kind of sense.  Great job and keep writing!  


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