Drink Up!

By Gideon Lost

I murdered you.
Drowned in a pool of stagnant dreams
Your body half buried in the murky puddle
Vicious and unprovoked
A dream a thousand times over can be a nightmare
It was necessary
Again and again and again
I know. I know.
There are no happy endings
For me
A sick, sick person damned to love
To your dead, bloated, heartless body
Your scales have all fallen off
Leaving you glimmer-less
And yes, mine eyes have grown cloudy
In deep dark sockets that retract into my fucked up head
You have sucked the marrow from my long, long bones
Like a starved addict not knowing what he truly is
My salt is all that is left
To pour you away
Bitter, bitter friend
Drink up.

Austerberto R. Palis, Jr.
October 2, 2004; 14:42pm

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Copyright 2004 Austerberto
Published on Saturday, January 29, 2005.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • Devilish On Saturday, June 2, 2012, Devilish (3820)By person wrote:

    Beautiful.. Hello there and congrats .. definitely worthy.. Scholar

  • Dominic On Saturday, June 2, 2012, Dominic (61)By person wrote:

    Fuck! You're really, really good. I feel sick - that's a good thing.

  • A former member wrote: I love this.. Awesome write.. - Holly

  • Chimauron On Saturday, January 29, 2005, Chimauron (90)By person wrote:

    Another powerful write. "Bitter, bitter friend, drink up." You have a talent for putting together simple and powerful sentences. You have made my favs list :)

  • Gideon Lost On Sunday, January 30, 2005, Gideon Lost (140)By person wrote:

    garsh! Tanks!

  • disc On Saturday, January 29, 2005, disc (39)By person wrote:

    oooo, such a dark write. it makes me wonder who/what this person/creature is

  • SilentStalker On Saturday, January 29, 2005, SilentStalker (1096)By person wrote:

    ...very imaginative, my friend; I liked the imagery you put in this... Scholar

  • The Crimson Queen On Saturday, January 29, 2005, The Crimson Queen (929)By person wrote:

    great job...your emotions are truely seen throughout this piece...~AoD

  • A former member wrote: Intensely felt, profound words.

  • Gideon Lost On Saturday, January 29, 2005, Gideon Lost (140)By person wrote:

    Was it violent enough? I don't do violence too much.

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