Let him be

Let him be

A Poem by BBP

All fucked up with a gun in his hand
Talking 'bout some s**t that no one understands
Just leave him alone and he'll be better tomorrow
Just let him get drunk and wallow in his sorrow

© 2016 BBP



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famous last words. Love this and how it covers every demographic. nice!

Posted 8 Months Ago


BBP

8 Months Ago

Thank you so much
I killed a man in Reno...

In general, it's best to leave us brooding/angry/ males alone with a pitcher or bottle.

Usually we snap out of it and solider on...but guns notch it up to another level.

I seriously believe that if more of my friends had guns growing up, I'd be visiting the pen or graveyard a lot more now.

Posted 8 Months Ago


BBP

8 Months Ago

I liked the Cash reference! Thank you.
Alessander

8 Months Ago

Yeah, I have friends who succumbed to both, sadly. C'est la vie I guess, but emotional distress/guns.. read more
BBP

8 Months Ago

Thank you. always an honor that it reminds anyone of Cash! And yeah, Ive lost too many to addiction.. read more
Tomorrow is never better...sometimes it's even worse. Love your gutsy falling off the edge pieces

Posted 9 Months Ago


Short, sweet & to the point. Cheers, N

Posted 10 Months Ago


BBP

10 Months Ago

Thank you Neville!
My friend was married to an alcoholic, it would have been nice if he would have left her and her kids alone. Valentine

Posted 10 Months Ago


BBP

10 Months Ago

Sometimes absence is the best gift!
What a fierce, honest write. Your words flow in a piercing wildness for a drunken soul's voyage.

Posted 10 Months Ago


BBP

10 Months Ago

Thank you so much! Your review is more poetic than my poem! Hahaha
An owl on the moon

10 Months Ago

Haha! You're poetry is awesome! :)
BBP

10 Months Ago

Lol thank you for taking a look and your nice words!
Alcohol, sorrow, fucked up.
The gun is then the decision.
Hope tomorrow comes.

Posted 10 Months Ago


BBP

10 Months Ago

Well if you smoke those someone else might shoot you ... So problem solved lol
Paul Bell

10 Months Ago

Fine epitaph mind you.
He was shot by a guy who could afford to buy a bullet that week. Night.. read more
BBP

10 Months Ago

Lol too funny Paul
Sometimes its better to let others on their own to tackle things rather than risk being on the receiving end of their "guns".. Nice and powerful! I liked reading this☺

Posted 10 Months Ago


BBP

10 Months Ago

Thank you very much for the sweet words and for stopping by!
Dr. YumnaKay

10 Months Ago

You are welcome! It was a pleasure reading it ☺
Elvis Presley used to shoot out the TV. The poor guy was so messed up
You could have been writing his mental state towards his end here.
As everyone's said - powerful piece here.
My kind of poetry.

Posted 10 Months Ago


BBP

10 Months Ago

I like the Elvis sentiment here! Nice twist!
Tony Jordan

10 Months Ago

Your poem actually recalled to mind one of the best episodes of The Twilight Zone which centred on P.. read more
BBP

10 Months Ago

Right on. Thank you very much! I will have to check it out.
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Gee
Sometimes your damned if you do and damned if you dont. We all deal with life's trials differently, some need an arm round their shoulders others left to stew. Straight talking, like this Bev

Posted 11 Months Ago


BBP

11 Months Ago

glad you understand the flip side of it! Thank you so much for checking it out !
Gee

11 Months Ago

My pleasure

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Added on September 2, 2016
Last Updated on September 2, 2016
Tags: whiskey, gun, drunk, sorrow, pain, regrets

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