Hour Six: Swill

I have cracked elbows and tattered toes

my mind is warped and frayed

my doctor says I overdose

I laugh but should have prayed


My daughter says “No midnight snack!”

The wine I drink is swill

I’m waiting for a heart attack

I’m sure I have no will

2 thoughts on “Hour Six: Swill

  1. Exactly my thoughts too – funny but sad. Am trying to imagine more descriptive words than ‘funny’ and ‘sad’, but those are exactly the right words. Straight down the line, like the poem, which is also underscored with bravery.

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