Fizzy Failure

March 16, 2010
By live.laugh.spaz GOLD, Singapore, Singapore, Other
live.laugh.spaz GOLD, Singapore, Singapore, Other
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Favorite Quote:
laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects


It's a hot day
and my throat is dry
like sand dunes
I need some coke

Walk to a soda machine
A light shines behind it
It's medicine from the heat
a massage for my throat

Put a coin through the slot,
Wish it well on its journey,
Press the coke button,
And smile to myself

The machine lets out a startling groan,
The golden light turns off,
And words flash on the machine:
SOLD OUT, NO MORE COKE

My smile disappears,
I mimic the machine's groan
Looks like no coke,
I'll just have to live with water


The author's comments:
this is a poem i wrote about every time a soda machine has cheated me ;D i don't usually write this sort of style, but it was my first attempt

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