A Toast to You

April 23, 2011
By Dakota19 BRONZE, Wdm, Iowa
Dakota19 BRONZE, Wdm, Iowa
2 articles 1 photo 4 comments

A Toast To You
Drink Your sorrows away
Drink with the Bitter Bitter Burn
Drink as it runs smoothly
Down your throat.
Who cares.
Not me.
Not anymore.
Do it, Disappear into the Darkness
Do it, I won’t be waiting
When you come back
Do it, I too will Disappear,
Away from you
To my own Darkness.
And when you Choke
On your own Bitter Selfishness
Halfway in your self dug grave
I’m not going to look back at you.
Drink, you don’t care.
Drink, as I watch the empty bottle smash to the ground
Drink, I look into your sunken, crimson eyes
As you stumble towards me
And rise your right hand high.
It’s done.
I Shake my head
With a Mona Lisa Smirk
And whisper
Too damn bad
As I walk away
With the shadows of my past,
In the dark.

The author's comments:
this piece is about a woman with a loved one who is an alcoholic.

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on Jun. 20 2011 at 11:13 pm
Dakota19 BRONZE, Wdm, Iowa
2 articles 1 photo 4 comments
TThank you :) that's where it came from. It was a night i got so mad at my dad for the way he was acting and drinking....I'm glad it spoke to someone

on Jun. 20 2011 at 3:34 pm
mauiijims13 SILVER, Loveland, Colorado
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reminds me of my dad:/ hes an alcoholic. i love this though. i can relate

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