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A Drunk no more, A Poet evermore

gregg connolly 1956 (pennsylvania)

No longer in a bottle, no smelling like a skunk

Forever writing lyrics, now I’m Mister Funk

Waking every morning, head in the sink

Now my dawn has risen, my spirit can truly think

Every evening a drunken fest, never giving it a rest

Now dusk arrives, my soul has given the day its best

I loved every drop I drank, my good buddy with cigarettes

The picture my life painted, amber colored, was a ugly vignette

!00,000 bottles of beer, 1000 fifths of whiskey, and 30 cigs a day

I still walk upright, very lucky indeed, my eternal sleep on delay

Monkies on my shoulder are but shadows,Their desires still haunt me,

Rebirth, senses and emotions return, now i feel the world and thee

Each day the beautiful lyrics flow, my genius displays a panoply

Calmness has returned, mania had to flee, now I’m all just glee

I hope my poems will impact your life, bring clarity to your needs

Make an impact on the world, bring peace and harmony

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Written on April 24, 2022

Submitted by ggsunmoon on April 24, 2022

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