he is the drink

i wrote this one month before the last time i threw out my ex…so…if he is the drink, i have been sober for fifteen months.

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he is the drink
that i shouldn’t take
the fall from grace
the downward spiral
to hopelessness
& a crippling
lack of faith
he is the drink
i shouldn’t take
the step towards
no control
my soul crumpled
on the floor
forgotten panties
stained & unwanted
he is the drink
to which i should shout
the drink i should
feel strong enough to

…why am i not strong enough?

© quixotic mama 2018
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the image is an original ink drawing/ink brush painting

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