Labatt Blues.

I wished into the night. 

I wished you would come back. 

I’m still sorry, you’re still beautiful. 

 

I wished into my glass of liquid happiness. 

I wished you’d come back.  

I picked our song on the jukebox. 

 

I wished I was sober as my happiness forced it’s way onto my bathroom floor. 

I wished I could go to sleep. 

Spinning around in the mess of another night without you. 

 

I wished I was in bed when you woke me on the cold tile floor. 

I wished the smell of Rum and Labatts would leave my apartment. 

You rubbed my back and told me everything would be fine.

 

I wished you were her and not my friend Colin.  

I wished you could have thought of something different to cheer me up. 

Three year relationship gone and one boys night out won’t help. 

But its worth another try. 

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allets's picture

FLUKES

I've been flukin' around with words for years. They just repeat and there is just enough variation (which is usually lacking) here to make it intriguing. Beer and rum - tsk tsk. Beer and whisky chaser after a bite of lime  - hmmmmm. :D


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Cheers.

Thanks for the read and complement. 


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SSmoothie's picture

Other than I prefer liquid

Other than I prefer liquid wallowing instead of happiness the rest is powerful and vulnerable and good write the structure of repetition not overly done or contrived. Some deft skill or a fluke ;) but I like it a lot! 


Don't let any one shake your dream stars from your eyes, lest your soul Come away with them! -SS    

"Well, it's life SIMS, but not as we know it" - ¡$&am

Bighead's picture

Thanks.

Thanks for reading and commenting.  As far as fluke? Maybe.


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