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A Poem by Daniel Atkinson
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nothing special but i'm hammered.

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drunk again and it hurts.
missed a step to feel the rush
stars and swimming
let it last, just let it last.
fifty years is a long time to feel the hurt
and at twenty five i'm staring down the barrel
i missed a step along the way
and i'm trying to find my feet again
they're below me and singing their song
wish i could remember the tune.
it all ends and here's the proof.

© 2020 Daniel Atkinson


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Added on April 4, 2020
Last Updated on April 4, 2020
Tags: drunk, alcohol, alcoholism, regret, age, time

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Daniel Atkinson
Daniel Atkinson

Atlanta, GA



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