Dark as Day

Country music on the radio Takes a soul and makes it sadder. Broken hearts and dried up tears, One last look before it shatters. Hell bent on letting go While there's still some life to live, Another smile another show Nothing left here to forgive. When the sun runs out of shining And the day's…

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Whiskey Demons

Sinking in the smell of sour whisky I try to stand and fail. The sun burns my eyes, yet is oddly comforting. I flump against the wooden door. Legs crinkle beneath me like old French fries, and arms embrace a heaving gut. Passersby turn their heads away so as not to see the demons that…