Tag: Verse

Soothing the Pain

What if we want to sayJust for todayIt’s too much All the stuff It’s too tough The current The past Why do the tears continue to fall, the pain have to lastI’ve felt it allWhy can’t we just get through it fast?Caught in the netOf so many regrets It just hurts Scared of making things worse  The alcohol voicenow sees a chanceto

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Precious Freedom

I never believed I could do this My brain would overthink The need to always know Who’d be providing my next drink  How did others know how to behave? When my mind would constantly crave  The lies that alcohol fedI realised were all in my head For sobriety actually brought An end to the battles I’d fought  For twenty or

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Surf the Urge

It’s funny… What I’m starting to learn Is that far from being lostThere’s much less costTo sobriety  Well that surprised me! Not what I was expecting And it really does help, connectingAccountability I think is keyCertainly it is for me The bridge to alcohol I’m trying to burn And now when I yearn Feel desperate for a drink I’m beginning to

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I Love You Daddy

Mornings are quiet Uncomfortably soBut afternoon drinksthey start the show By evening, the voice is bossy and loud‘I love you girl; you make me proud’. And later, the slurring, and uneven feet Next day, no memory, just rinse and repeat.  Day one, two and even threeEach morning more quiet, self-defeat I love you daddy but your hands they shakeI feel

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Water?

A beautifully refreshing thirst-quenching drink It won’t dehydrate Make me stay up too lateUnable to sleep Consuming it won’t mean secrets I suddenly can’t keep It won’t give me a headache Or continue to take Much more than it gives Hmmmm I actually need this I don’t need wine to live What is this wonderful healthy drink Well you can get it ! From the

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