Exempted from the Hangover Club

When I start to think I need a drink There’s too much stress Isn’t the problem that I feel I need it?There’s the warning right thereSo I need to heed it If I don’t listen I won’t need to hide itImbibe itLie about itCrave itWaste money on itI’ll be free of it’s clutches  If I learn to walk

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Pain, Split-Second decisions and My Addict Voice

Yesterday I threw my back out. This morning, after performing the complicated gymnastic maneuver that it takes for me to get out of bed, I was making coffee and feeling quite literally like I’d been kicked in the back by an elephant and a little voice popped into my head whispering  A Cigarette would make

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It’s up to You

A life like this You don’t want to miss a single second Happy moments beckon  By choosing to be free and present You can really lessen “Sleeping ” through the good timesyou could otherwise miss  A kind word or gesture, Shared memories,a first kiss It could be a wedding,a play not attended a heart not mendedAs you were far too hungover To make the

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Surf the Urge

When thoughts turn to cravings And you’re thinking of caving Remember you have a life worth saving  You think it’s fine I’ll just have oneOr two at the most Then the fcuk it switch goesAnd your resolve is toast Try and surf the urgeWith curiosity, and distraction Cravings are annoying thoughts But they’re temporary, not compulsory And don’t require action  Try

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Poison’s Gate

Please gather round my dearest friends And to this tale your ears doth lend. My tale thus speaks, of highs and lows And seems the same where ere life goes. There was a time when days were long All full of youth of wine of song. But time and tides are no-ones slaves They soon

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