Gin (2018)



Bruises color your face
and the split lip he
gave you is enough
to warrant it,

but gin on ice
is never enough to cut
the sting of the morning,
after,

the pain on
the inside won’t just
go away with the cool rush of
juniper berries that
tastes like jet engine fuel.

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Written on 2018

Submitted by lifeasalyric on November 05, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme XXXX XXXX XXXXX
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 267
Words 58
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 5

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