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Move Away from the Cliff – Alcohol Lies

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Alcohol will push you
Gently at first
Almost imperceptibly
Towards that cliff
It’ll weaken you
Remove your resolve
Make you believe
your problems you can’t solve

It’s lying to you!

A little bit further
It’s anything but tame
Closer and closer
It’s the alcohol game
Drink a little bit more
As you hang your head in shame

It’s actually an elaborate illusion
Cashing in on your confusion
Your tired and upset brain
Your unresolved pain

Alcohol lies !

Back away from the cliff
You won’t survive the fall
Stop listening
to the alcohol
voice’s call


It’s using a loud speaker
It’s actually small
And a voice changer
So you don’t hear the danger

If you were to pull
the curtain back
You’d see
The voice is a petulant child really
Throwing a fit when you don’t give in
But you know better
And you CAN win!

Step away from the edge of the cliff

Alcohol lies
It’s a smiling assasin


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This poem was composed by Floss The author of  The Runaway Train   and many more poems that have helped her stick to sober one expressed rather than swallowed word at a time


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