"Heave!"

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Humor  |  House: Booksie Classic

My sometimes companion

Like a killer shrew, it's me it sees
A monster with legs waddles after me
 
Memories live in the now, not past-tense
Free form license doesn't have to make sense
 
I'm artistically free, or so I tell myself,
Take down the bad that I keep on a shelf
 
And leaf through the scalding, fiery pages
That I usually keep locked away in cages
 
Of when I lost any judgment I may have had
Times when good eluded, and out came the bad
 
I still hang my head in shame when I recall
And no amount of rationalizing helps at all
 
A man alone with demons from his past
Needs to give himself a break, but demons last
 
'Heave!'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Submitted: April 17, 2021

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hullabaloo22

Oh, boy, I can so relate to this one. Excellent writing, Mike.

Wed, April 21st, 2021 6:55pm

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Thank you, Hull

Wed, April 21st, 2021 2:25pm

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