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Alcohol

Just one drink
That's what you say
Just one more and I'll hit the hay.

Chug,chug
You hear them chant
I plead you to stop, knowing you can't

Once you finish, you turn
A monster you become
Throwing punches that make you numb

Crash.
The car flips upside down, then turns back around.
With you falling to the ground

Luck
That's what you hold
Your body running cold

The innocent
They're the ones who lose their existence
Their bodies no longer tense

Ambulance
The flashing red lights
Signaling the terrible sights

Police department
You are taken there
They lock you in without a care

Jail cell
That's where you'll stay
Sitting there 'til you rot away





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MumblingMelanie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 1, 2011 at 6:27 pm
Again, this poem is wonderful and full of emotion. I also have a parent who indulges too much in alcohol, so I can honestly say I know how you feel. I wish you luck, and encourage you to keep writing.
 
psycholinzmeier said...
Mar. 29, 2009 at 12:10 am
intense and true very good
i hope ur dad stops
 
amanda said...
Mar. 28, 2009 at 9:06 pm
this poem is amazing, in a very sad way. and im sorry for all of your troubles. i truly am
 
baron said...
Mar. 26, 2009 at 3:45 am
wow that is in tense. I will pray for you and your dad if you would like. That is something that some times can tare a family apart but also bring them to gether you just need to love him and stand by him that will help a great deal. I hope you and your family will not be torn apart. but this is a great poem. Keep writing
 
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